Here is this week’s results and schedule of men’s college hockey games in the WCHA Final Five at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul:
Thursday: Wisconsin 7 Minnesota State 2,
Thursday: Colorado College 4 North Dakota 3 – OT,
Friday: Wisconsin vs. St. Cloud State, 2pm,
Friday: Colorado College vs. Minnesota, 7pm,
Saturday: Championship Game, 7pm,
Thursday night the Hobey Baker Memorial Award announced the top ten candidates for the 2013 award honoring college hockey’s top player. St. Cloud State’s Drew LeBlanc (le-BLAH) of Hermantown was one of three from the WCHA to get nominated. The other two come from the University of North Dakota as forward’s Danny Kristo, who is from Eden Prairie, and Corban Knight also were on the list. Quinnipiac University goaltender Eric Hartzell of White Bear Lake and Nebraska Omaha’s Ryan Walters of Rosemount were also nominated. The Hobey Baker winner will be announced Friday, April 22 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh during the NCAA Frozen Four.