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Hobey Baker Award

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The Hobey Baker Award is an annual award given to the top National Collegiate Athletic Association men's ice hockey player. It has been awarded 38 times. It is named for Hall of Famer Hobey Baker, who played college hockey at Princeton University and died in World War I.

Hobey Baker Award
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SportIce hockey
Given forNCAA player who best "exhibits strength of character both on and off the ice" and "contributes to the integrity of the team and displays outstanding skills in all phases of the game".[1]
First award1981
Most recentCale Makar (UMass)

The original statue for the award was commissioned and awarded by the Decathlon Athletic Club (now defunct) in Bloomington, Minnesota. The model for the award trophy was Steve Christoff, who played for the University of Minnesota and in the National Hockey League.[2]

Award winnersEdit

Year Winner Position School Born
1981 Neal Broten Center Minnesota Roseau, Minnesota
1982 George McPhee Left Wing Bowling Green Guelph, Ontario
1983 Mark Fusco Defense Harvard Burlington, Massachusetts
1984 Tom Kurvers Defense Minnesota–Duluth Minneapolis, Minnesota
1985 Bill Watson Right Wing Minnesota–Duluth Pine Falls, Manitoba
1986 Scott Fusco Center Harvard Burlington, Massachusetts
1987 Tony Hrkac Center North Dakota Thunder Bay, Ontario
1988 Robb Stauber Goaltender Minnesota Duluth, Minnesota
1989 Lane MacDonald Left Wing Harvard Tulsa, Oklahoma
1990 Kip Miller Center Michigan State Lansing, Michigan
1991 David Emma Center Boston College Cranston, Rhode Island
1992 Scott Pellerin Left Wing Maine Shediac, New Brunswick
1993 Paul Kariya Left Wing Maine Vancouver, British Columbia
1994 Chris Marinucci Left Wing Minnesota–Duluth Grand Rapids, Minnesota
1995 Brian Holzinger Center Bowling Green Parma, Ohio
1996 Brian Bonin Center Minnesota White Bear Lake, Minnesota
1997 Brendan Morrison Center Michigan Pitt Meadows, British Columbia
1998 Chris Drury Left Wing Boston University Trumbull, Connecticut
1999 Jason Krog Center New Hampshire Fernie, British Columbia
2000 Mike Mottau Defense Boston College Boston, Massachusetts
2001 Ryan Miller Goaltender Michigan State East Lansing, Michigan
2002 Jordan Leopold Defense Minnesota Golden Valley, Minnesota
2003 Peter Sejna Left Wing Colorado College Liptovský Mikuláš, Czechoslovakia
2004 Junior Lessard Right Wing Minnesota–Duluth Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce, Quebec
2005 Marty Sertich Center Colorado College Roseville, Minnesota
2006 Matt Carle Defense Denver Anchorage, Alaska
2007 Ryan Duncan Left Wing North Dakota Calgary, Alberta
2008 Kevin Porter Center Michigan Northville, Michigan
2009 Matt Gilroy Defense Boston University North Bellmore, New York
2010 Blake Geoffrion Center Wisconsin Plantation, Florida
2011 Andy Miele Left Wing Miami Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
2012 Jack Connolly Center Minnesota–Duluth Duluth, Minnesota
2013 Drew LeBlanc Center St. Cloud State Duluth, Minnesota
2014 Johnny Gaudreau Left Wing Boston College Salem, New Jersey
2015 Jack Eichel Center Boston University North Chelmsford, Massachusetts
2016 Jimmy Vesey Left Wing Harvard Boston, Massachusetts
2017 Will Butcher Defense Denver Madison, Wisconsin
2018 Adam Gaudette Center Northeastern Braintree, Massachusetts
2019 Cale Makar Defense Massachusetts Calgary, Alberta

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Hobey Baker Memorial Award Foundation". Archived from the original on 2012-06-12. Retrieved 2012-05-12.
  2. ^ Vintage Minnesota "Hobey Baker Award". Retrieved 2 January 2013.

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