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List of ECAC Hockey Best Defensive Forward

The ECAC Hockey Best Defensive Forward is an annual award given out at the conclusion of the ECAC Hockey regular season to the best defensive forward in the conference as voted by the coaches of each ECAC team.[1]

ECAC Hockey Best Defensive Forward
SportIce hockey
Given forThe Best Defensive Forward in ECAC Hockey
First award1993
Most recentNico Sturm

The Best Defensive Forward was first awarded in 1993 (the same year that the Best Defensive Defenseman award was revived) and every year thereafter.

Three players (Ian Sharp, Stephen Baby and Nico Sturm) have received the award two separate times, all three doing so in consecutive years.

Award winnersEdit

See alsoEdit



  • "ECAC Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-08-02.
  • "ECAC Awards and Honors" (PDF). ECAC Hockey. Retrieved 2013-08-02.
  • "NCAA (ECAC) Best Defensive Forward". Elite Prospects. Retrieved 2013-08-02.


  1. ^ "Gostisbehere, Bodie, Carr earn spots on ECAC Hockey All-League Teams". Union Athletics. 2013-03-21. Retrieved 2013-08-01.

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