Gauthier, Ducks Prospect, Named Finalist for Hobey Baker Award

Ducks prospect Cutter Gauthier of Boston College has been named a Hobey Baker Hat Trick Finalist, which recognizes college hockey’s top three players. The finalists, selected by the Hobey Baker Memorial Award Committee, are Gauthier, Jackson Blake from the University of North Dakota, and Macklin Celebrini from Boston University. Gauthier leads the NCAA in goals with 37 and is second in points with 64 in 39 games. This marks the most goals scored by an NCAA player in a single season since 2005-06.

He is also the youngest player in Boston College history to reach 35+ goals. During the opening round of the NCAA tournament against Michigan Tech on Mar. 29, Gauthier scored two goals, surpassing Johnny Gaudreau (2013-14) and tying Doug Brown (1984-85) for the third most in a single season in Boston College program history. The all-time single-season BC record is 38 goals.

Boston College is set to face Michigan in the Frozen Four Semifinals on Thursday, Apr. The winner of the Hobey Baker Award will be announced on Friday, Apr. 12 at 3 p.m. PT on NHL Network.

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