The Hobey Baker Memorial Award Committee announced Wednesday the top 10 candidates for the 2021 award honoring college hockey’s top player.
Matt Boldy, So., F, Boston College
Cole Caufield, So., F, Wisconsin
David Farrance, Sr., D, Boston University
Dylan Holloway, So., F, Wisconsin
Spencer Knight, So., G, Boston College
Jack LaFontaine, Sr., G, Minnesota
Dryden McKay, Jr., G, Minnesota State
Keith Petruzzelli, Sr., G, Quinnipiac
Shane Pinto, So., F, North Dakota
Odeen Tufto, Sr., F, Quinnipiac
The 10 finalists were selected by voting from all 61 Division I college hockey head coaches plus online fan balloting.
Next, the 30-member selection committee and an additional round of fan balloting through the Hobey website March 18-28 will determine this year’s Hobey Baker winner.
Criteria for the award include: displaying outstanding skills in all phases of the game, strength of character on and off the ice, sportsmanship and scholastic achievements.
The Hobey Hat Trick (three finalists) will be announced on April 1, 2021 and the Hobey Baker Award winner will be announced on Friday, April 9, 2021. The announcement will be televised live on the NHL Network and streamed on the Hobey Baker website at 6 p.m. EST.