The 10 finalists for the prestigious Hobey Baker award were announced today. That's college hockey's equivalent of the Heisman Trophy for those of you unfamiliar with the award.
The top-3 finalists will be named April 3 and the winner will be crowned in Pittsburgh at the Frozen Four on April 12, the day between the semi-finals and national championship game.
The finalists, listed alphabetically:
- Greg Carey, St. Lawrence
- Carsen Chubak, Niagara
- Austin Czarnik, Miami (OH)
- Kyle Flanagan, St. Lawrence
- Johnny Gaudreau, Boston College
- Eric Hartzell, Quinnipiac
- Corban Knight, North Dakota
- Danny Kristo, North Dakota
- Drew LeBlanc, St. Cloud State
- Ryan Walters, Nebraska-Omaha
Finalists were selected by voting from the 59 Division I college hockey head coaches coupled with online fan balloting.