Thursday, March 20, 2008

Wilson, Ewing, Higgins take home Hockey East awards

Eight Terriers were recognized at Thursday night's Hockey East Awards Banquet in Cambridge. Freshman Colin Wilson took home the Rookie of the Year award, Senior Bryan Ewing was both Hockey East Scoring Champion and "Three Stars" Champion, and Junior Chris Higgins received the Len Ceglarski Sportsmanship Award. Sophomore Brian Strait was runner-up for Best Defensive Defenseman and Sophomore Luke Popko was runner-up for Best Defensive Forward.

All-Star Teams also were announced with Senior Pete MacArthur, Junior Matt Gilroy and Ewing named first team Hockey East All-Stars. Freshman Kevin Shattenkirk and Wilson earned spots on the the All-Rookie team.

UNH goalie Kevin Regan was named Player of the Year (Ewing was runner-up) and Vermont coach Kevin Sneddon was selected Coach of the Year honors. Season highlights video.

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