Cotton, Kawaguchi named Hobey finalists

Photo credit: Russ Hons (Kawaguchi) The Hobey Baker Award Committee announced the Top-10 finalists for the award today and BCHL alums Jason Cotton (Sacred Heart) and Jordan Kawaguchi (North Dakota) were both included on the list. The 10 finalists were selected by voting from all 60 Division I head coaches plus online fan balloting. F […]

3 alums named Hobey finalists

Three BCHL graduates have been announced as top-10 finalists for the 2019 Hobey Baker Award, the NCAA announced today. Two Salmon Arm Silverbacks alums, Michigan State University forward Taro Hirose and Quinnipiac University defenceman Chase Priskie, made the top-10, while St. Cloud State University forward and former Penticton Vee Patrick Newell is also up for […]

Galajda a top-10 finalist for Hobey Baker Award

Former Victoria Grizzlies goalie and current Cornell University freshman Matthew Galajda has been named a top-10 finalist for the Hobey Baker Award the NCAA announced Wednesday. Galajda posted remarkable numbers is his first season at Cornell. His 1.43 goals-against average is the best in the nation in the last six years and he currently has […]

5 BCHL alums up for Hobey

The opening list of names for the Hobey Baker Award, given annually to the top player in NCAA hockey, has been announced and five BCHL alums are in the running. Former Coquitlam Express forward Alex Kerfoot of Harvard, Chilliwack Chiefs grad Mitch Gillam of Cornell, former Langley Rivermen standout Mario Puskarich of Vermont, former West […]

Petan a finalist in race for Hobey

A former Coquitlam Express captain is one of 10 finalists for the Hobey Baker Memorial Award, given annually to the top player in NCAA men’s hockey. Michigan Tech Huskies senior captain Alex Petan, who played three years with the Express, led the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) in conference scoring with 16 goals and 29 […]

11 BCHL grads up for Hobey Baker Memorial Award

  There are 11 BCHL alumni up for the Hobey Baker Memorial Award, as announced by the voting committee today. Given annually to the top player in NCAA men’s hockey, the Hobey Baker recognizes players for their excellence on the ice but also for their academic achievement and community contributions. At this stage of the process, there are […]