Zane McIntyre of North Dakota named winner of 2015 Mike Richter Award

Junior netminder led nation in wins in backstopping UND to its second straight NCAA Frozen Four
 

BOSTON — Junior Zane McIntyre of the University of North Dakota has been named the winner of the 2015 Mike Richter Award as the most outstanding goaltender in NCAA men’s hockey. McIntyre was presented with the award by Mike Richter at a press conference today at TD Garden in Boston, site of the 2015 NCAA Frozen Four.

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Finalists announced for 2015 Mike Richter Award

 

Let’s Play Hockey and the Herb Brooks Foundation announced today the five finalists for the 2015 Mike Richter Award, which honors the most outstanding goaltender in NCAA men’s hockey. The second annual award will be presented by Mike Richter at the 2015 NCAA Men’s Frozen Four in Boston.

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20 goalies named to Mike Richter Award Watch List for 2014-15

 

Let’s Play Hockey and the Herb Brooks Foundation announced today the 20 goalies named to the watch list for the 2015 Mike Richter Award, which annually honors the most outstanding goaltender in NCAA Division I men’s hockey. The winner of the second annual award will be announced at the 2015 NCAA Men’s Frozen Four in Boston.

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Nominees announced for 2015 Mike Richter Award

Let’s Play Hockey and the Herb Brooks Foundation announced today the 28 nominees for the 2015 Mike Richter Award, which honors the most outstanding goaltender in NCAA men’s hockey. The second annual award will be presented by Mike Richter at the 2015 NCAA Men’s Frozen Four in Boston.

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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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