Awards

Trophy unveiled for Mike Richter Award

 

With the inaugural Mike Richter Award set to be presented in two weeks at the NCAA Frozen Four, Let’s Play Hockey has unveiled the trophy for the annual award to honor the most outstanding goaltender in NCAA men’s hockey.

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Finalists announced for 2014 Mike Richter Award

 

Let’s Play Hockey and the Herb Brooks Foundation have announced the five finalists for the 2014 Mike Richter Award, which annually honors the most outstanding goaltender in NCAA men’s hockey. The inaugural Mike Richter Award will be presented by its namesake at 11:30 a.m. (ET), on Friday, April 11 at the 2014 NCAA Frozen Four at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.

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Logo revealed for Mike Richter Award

Let’s Play Hockey and the Herb Brooks Foundation revealed today the logo for the newest major award in NCAA men’s hockey: the Mike Richter Award, which annually honors the nation's most outstanding collegiate goaltender. The finalists for the inaugural award will be announced on Wednesday, March 19, with the winner named at the 2014 NCAA Men’s Frozen Four in Philadelphia. The logo was designed by Niko Alexander (www.nikoalexander.com).

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Candidates announced for inaugural Mike Richter Award


 

Let’s Play Hockey and the Herb Brooks Foundation announced today the 19 candidates for the inaugural Mike Richter Award, which annually honors the most outstanding goaltender in NCAA men’s hockey. The inaugural award will be presented at the 2014 NCAA Men’s Frozen Four in Philadelphia.

The candidates combine for a 2.27 goals-against average, a .924 save percentage and a grade-point average of 3.12. The nominees for the 2014 Mike Richter Award are:

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Luc Snuggerud of Eden Prairie named winner of Reed Larson Award

 

Luc Snuggerud, a senior defenseman on the Eden Prairie High School boys’ hockey team has been named the winner of the 2014 Reed Larson Award. The award, presented to the top senior boys’ high school hockey defenseman in Minnesota, is based on the following criteria: academics, community/extracurricular activities, citizenship, coachability and, of course, on-ice performance.

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Candidates announced for 2014 Reed Larson Award

 

In hockey, forwards and goaltenders tend to get the most attention with their gaudy offensive numbers and highlight-reel saves, respectively. Meanwhile, on the blue line are those who play tough defense, guard the front of the net and start the offensive rush up the ice.

Let’s Play Hockey is happy to announce the 18 candidates for the Reed Larson Award, an annual award presented to the state’s top senior boys’ high school defenseman.

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