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2020 Hobey Baker Hat Trick

The three finalists were selected from the initial list of Top Ten candidates by the 30-member Selection Committee and an additional round of online fan balloting to determine this year’s Hobey Baker winner. Criteria for the award includes: displaying outstanding skills in all phases of the game, strength of character on and off the ice, sportsmanship and scholastic achievements.

This year’s Hobey Baker Award winner will be announced Saturday, April 11, 2020 live on ESPN’s SportsCenter during the 11pm ET show. This will replace the originally scheduled Friday, April 10 announcement time due to the dramatic changes the coronavirus has created. The 40th annual Hobey Baker Award segment on SportsCenter will also include the announcements of the Hockey Humanitarian Award, the East and West All-American Teams and the Mike Richter Award for the nation’s top college hockey goalie. Alphabetically, here is more on this year’s three Hobey Hat Trick finalists. All statistics are final as the college hockey season was canceled March 12 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Finished with 15 goals, 30 assists for 45 points in 33 games – sixth in the nation in assists
  • Was second in the nation with 15 multiple-point games – Marketing major
  • Active in a variety of community service efforts – national Player of the Month (Nov.)

  • Finished with 6 goals, 34 assists for 40 points in 34 games – second in nation in assists
  • Two-time All American and three-time First Team all-conference
  • Communications major – drafted by St. Louis Blues (2nd round) and recently turned pro

  • Final record was 18-11-5 – goals against average of 2.07 – save percentage .939
  • Posted three shutouts – Boston Bruins draft (4th round) and recently turned pro
  • Business management major – volunteers at local schools, hospital visits and youth teams
  • Winner of Walter Brown Award given to the top American-born player in New England