A heck of a ride for Hellebuyck

 

UMass Lowell sophomore goalie Connor Hellebuyck won the inaugural Mike Richter Award as the nation’s top college netminder

 

By Kevin Kurtt
Let’s Play Hockey Editor

Last Friday at the NCAA Frozen Four in Philadelphia, UMass Lowell sophomore goaltender Connor Hellebuyck was named the inaugural winner of the Mike Richter Award as the nation’s top collegiate netminder.

A recent signee of the Winnipeg Jets and the 2014 U.S. National Team, Hellebuyck led the nation in goals-against average (1.79) and save percentage (.941) for the second consecutive season and had as many shutouts (12) as losses in his 53-game career.

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Connor Hellebuyck of UMass Lowell named winner of Mike Richter Award

 

Sophomore Connor Hellebuyck of UMass Lowell has been named the winner of the inaugural Mike Richter Award as the most outstanding goaltender in NCAA men’s hockey. Hellebuyck was presented with the award by Mike Richter at a press conference today at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, site of the 2014 NCAA Frozen Four.

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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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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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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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