My predictions for the Hobey Baker Top Ten

This is my yearly attempt to predict the ten finalists for the Hobey Baker Memorial Award. In the past, my results have been mixed, from a high of seven to a low of four.

Feel free to comment or add your own list below.

Skaters (in alphabetical order):

Greg Carey, junior forward, St. Lawrence (28 goals, 23 assists for 51 points)

Johnny Gaudreau, sophomore forward, Boston College (20-29-49)

Erik Haula, junior forward, Minnesota (16-33-49)

George Hughes, senior defenseman, St. Lawrence (5-32-37)

Corban Knight, senior forward, North Dakota (15-33-48)

Danny Kristo, senior forward, North Dakota (24-26-50)

Drew LeBlanc, senior forward, St. Cloud State (13-37-50)

Nate Schmidt, junior defenseman, Minnesota (8-23-31)

Ryan Walters, junior forward, Nebraska-Omaha (22-30-52)


Eric Hartzell, senior goaltender, Quinnipiac (26-5-5, 1.50 goals-against average, .944 save percentage, 4 shutouts)

Honorable Mention:

Matt Leitner, sophomore forward, Minnesota State (17-28-45)

Rylan Schwartz, senior forward, Colorado College (17-31-48)

Steven Whitney, senior forward, Boston College (25-18-43)

Connor Hellebuyck, freshman goaltender, Massachusetts-Lowell (16-2-0, 1.49 GAA, .944 SV%, 4 SO)

Ryan McKay, freshman goaltender, Miami (12-5-2, 1.20 GAA, .954 SV%, 3 SO)

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