The Hobey Baker Award, presented annually to the top men’s college hockey player in the U.S., will announce its 2012 winner, Friday, April 6, 2012 during a live half hour telecast on NHL Network and for the first time, streamed live on hobeybakeraward.com.
The Top Ten finalists have been narrowed to the Hobey Hat Trick of three finalists as determined by the 23-member Selection Committee and a second round of fan balloting, to designate not only the final three, but the Hobey Baker Award winner.
The Hobey Baker Award Announcement will come on Friday, April 6 at 6:00 pm ET from MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida, the site of this year’s NCAA Frozen Four Championship. The announcement will be televised live on NHL Network.
The three finalists are: Spencer Abbott from the University of Maine, Jack Connolly from the University of Minnesota-Duluth and Austin Smith from Colgate University.
Visit the Hobey Baker website at: www.hobeybakeraward.com for more information.