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1991 Winner - DAVID EMMA of Boston College


David Emma became the all-time leading scorer in Eagle history, with 239 points in 147 games, leading BC in career goals (112) and assists (127). He was the 1991 Hockey East Player of the Year and scoring champion, and was selected by USA Hockey as the New England Amateur Hockey Player of the Year. A native of Cranston, Rhode Island, he was named 1991 Male Athlete of the Year by members of the Rhode Island sports media, and was a member of the Hockey East All-Academic team in 1990 and 1991. His jersey was the first hockey sweater to be retired by BC. Emma earned a silver medal with Team USA during the 1990 Goodwill Games in Seattle, and played again for Team USA during the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France. He was selected by the New Jersey Devils in the 1989 NHL Entry Draft. A Dean's List student, Emma graduated from BC in 1991 with a degree in finance and marketing. He retired from hockey after a ten-year pro career, primarily in the minors and including a three-year run with Klagenfurt of the Austrian A league. His NHL stints include New Jersey, Boston, and Florida.


1991 Runner-Up

Brad Werenka

Northern Michigan University, Defense






Denny Felsner

University of Michigan, Forward




Greg Johnson

University of North Dakota, Forward




Jean-Yves Roy

University of Maine, Forward




Jim Dowd

Lake Superior State University, Forward




Joe Juneau

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Forward




Peter Ciavaglia

Harvard University, Forward




Scott Beattie

Northern Michigan University, Forward




Shawn McEachern

Boston University, Forward