The Hobey Baker Memorial Award is very pleased to announce the top ten candidates for the 2013 award honoring college hockey’s top player. Alphabetically, they are: Greg Carey, St. Lawrence, Carsen Chubak, Niagara, Austin Czarnik, Miami, Kyle Flanagan, St. Lawrence, Johnny Gaudreau, Boston College, Eric Hartzell, Quinnipiac, Corban Knight, North Dakota, Danny Kristo, North Dakota, Drew LeBlanc, St. Cloud and Ryan Walters, Nebraska Omaha.
The ten finalists were selected by voting from all 59 Division I college hockey head coaches and by online fan balloting at www.hobeybakeraward.com. Next, the 23-member Selection Committee and an additional round of fan balloting 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 3, 2013 and the Hobey Baker Award winner will be announced Friday, April 12, 2013 from Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, PA during the NCAA Frozen Four. The award announcement will be televised live on NHL Network or live on the Hobey Baker website at 6:00 p.m. ET.