ST. PAUL, Minn. — Cam Atkinson of Boston College, Matt Frattin from North Dakota and Miami of Ohio’s Andy Miele are the finalists for this year’s Hobey Baker award given to college hockey’s best player.
The Hobey Baker Memorial Award Foundation made the announcement Wednesday, whittling the original list of 10 candidates. The winner will be announced in St. Paul, Minn., at the NCAA Frozen Four on April 8.
Atkinson, a junior, had 31 goals and 21 assists for the Hockey East champion Eagles. He has signed with the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Frattin, a senior, has led the Fighting Sioux to the Frozen Four. The WCHA Player of the Year leads the nation with 36 goals and has 24 assists.
Miele, a senior, had 24 goals and 47 assists for a nation-leading 71 points.
Gustav Nyquist, a junior at the University of Maine, was one of the 10 semifinalists, but he didn’t make the cut to the final three.