Vees alumnus LaFontaine wins Mike Richter Award

University of Minnesota goaltender and Penticton Vees alumnus Jack LaFontaine has won the 2020-21 Mike Richter Award as the NCAA’s top goaltender. He was also named a First-Team All-American. The winners of the major college hockey year-end awards were announced today in a live ceremony from the Frozen Four in Pittsburgh, Pa. From Mississauga, Ont., […]

LaFontaine and Scheel named finalists for Richter Award

Photo credit: Mark Kuhlmann (Scheel) Penticton Vees alums Jack LaFontaine and Adam Scheel have both been named finalists for the Mike Richter Award, given to the NCAA’s top goaltender. The Hockey Commissioner’s Association released a “Watch List” of 35 names at the start of the month, but have narrowed that list down to nine finalists. […]

6 BCHL alums named to Mike Richter Award Watch List

The NCAA announced its Mike Richter Award Watch List today and six former BCHL goaltenders are in the running for the trophy. The Richter award is handed out to the NCAA’s top goaltender each year. The BCHL alums on the list are: Michael Corson – Junior – Niagara University (Cowichan Valley Capitals) Corson transferred from […]