ORONO – The awards and mentions continue to pile in for Maine men’s hockey goalie Jeremy Swayman.
The Alaska native has been named a Hobey Baker award finalist, the annual award given to the best player in college hockey.
The junior goaltender is the first goaltender in the final three since Boston College’s Thatcher Demko did so in 2016.
Swayman led the country with 1,099 saves this season and guided Maine to the No. 4 seed in the Hockey East playoffs.
He signed a professional contract with the Boston Bruins after COVID-19 canceled the Hockey East playoffs.
North Dakota’s Jordan Kawaguchi and Minnesota-Duluth’s Scott Perunovich are the other finalists. The winner will be announced on April 11th.