The holiday break did nothing to interrupt the fine work being done in NCAA hockey by several BCHL grads.
Chilliwack Chiefs alum Aidan Pelino of Bentley University was named the Atlantic Hockey Association goalie of the month while his teammate and former Trail Smoke Eaters standout Luke Santerno was named the conference’s rookie of the month.
Pelino won all three of his starts making 30 or more saves each game. Santerno scored in each of the contests and racked up six point in the process.
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Earning the first player award of his NCAA career is Penticton Vees product Mat Robson at the University of Minnesota as he notched his first college win, a 4-1 triumph over Army West Point. He took the Big 10 conference’s 3rd Star of the week for his achievement.
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Rounding out the player awards for BCHL alums this week is Trail Smoke Eaters grad Nick Halloran of Colorado College. He was named the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) player of the month for the Tigers after registering eight points in six games and helping his team to points in five of the contests.