List of Hockey East Goaltending Champions
The Hockey East Goaltending Champion is an annual award given out at the conclusion of the Hockey East regular season to the goaltender who held the lowest Goals Against Average (GAA) in conference games during the regular season.
|Hockey East Goaltending Champion|
|Given for||To the goaltender with the lowest Goals Against Average (GAA) in conference games during the season.|
|Most recent||Jeremy Swayman (2.27 GAA)|
The Goaltending Champion was first awarded in 1985 and every year thereafter.
Six players have won the award multiple times, with Scott King winning three times. The others, Derek Heriofsky, Michel Larocque, Ty Conklin, Matti Kaltainen and Cayden Primeau won twice. King, Larocque and Primeau managed to win the award in consecutive years.
The title has twice been awarded to the goalie with the highest save percentage, rather than goals allowed average. First, in 2016–17 to Collin Delia of Merrimack (.928 SV%, 2.21 GAA), with Jake Oettinger of Boston University's having a GAA mark of 2.09. Again, it was awarded to Jeremy Swayman of Maine in 2019–20 (.934 SV%, 2.27 GAA) whereas Matt Murray of Massachusetts held a 1.88 GAA in league play.
- "Hockey East Awards". Hockey East Online. Archived from the original on 2012-04-13. Retrieved 2013-08-15.
- "Hockey East Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-08-15.