Bradley, Leclerc receive all-NCHC accolades

IMG_8514Two Colorado College players garnered honorable mention from the National Collegiate Hockey Conference for their performance this past regular season.

Senior forward Trey Bradley and junior goalie Alex Leclerc both garnered a first-team vote out of a possible seven.

The eight league coaches voted for six forwards, four defensemen and two goaltenders, awarding first-place votes for six players (three forwards, two defensemen and one goaltender) and second-place votes for the other six selections. Three points were awarded for a first-place vote while one point was awarded for a second-place vote. Coaches were not allowed to vote for their own players.

The NCHC will announce its individual award finalists on Thursday, March 14. Individual award winners will be announced at the NCHC Awards Celebration in Saint Paul, Minn. on Thursday, March 21 on the eve of the 2019 NCHC Frozen Faceoff.

First-Team All-NCHC
F: Patrick Newell, Sr., St. Cloud State – 21 (7) (unanimous)
F: Ryan Poehling, Jr., St. Cloud State – 17 (5)
^F: Blake Lizotte, So., St. Cloud State – 14 (4)
*D: Jimmy Schuldt, Sr., St. Cloud State – 21 (7) (unanimous)
*^D: Scott Perunovich, So., Minnesota Duluth – 17 (5)
%G: Hunter Shepard, Jr., Minnesota Duluth – 12 (3)

Second-Team All-NCHC
F: Hugh McGing, Jr., Western Michigan – 12 (3)
F: Justin Richards, So., Minnesota Duluth – 7 (1)
F: Mason Morelli, Sr., Omaha – 7 (2)
^D: Ian Mitchell, So., Denver – 10 (3)
D: Jack Ahcan, Jr., St. Cloud State – 6 (0)
$^G: Dávid Hrenák, So., St. Cloud State – 11 (3)

Honorable Mention All-NCHC
F: Trey Bradley, Sr., CC – 6 (1)
F: Nick Swaney, So., UMD – 3 (1)
$D: Colton Poolman, Jr., UND – 4 (1)
D: Mikey Anderson, So., UMD – 4 (0)
G: Filip Larsson, Fr., Denver – 4 (1)
G: Alex Leclerc, Jr., CC – 4 (1)

* 2017-18 NCHC First-Team All-Conference
^ 2017-18 NCHC All-Rookie Team
% 2017-18 NCHC Second-Team All-Conference
$ 2017-18 NCHC Honorable Mention All-Conference

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