USA Hockey recognizes past, present and future NCAA players
The USA Hockey Congressional meetings wrapped up on Sunday with few changes in the rules and structures thereof at the various levels of hockey here in the US.
Last weekend (May 27th), USA Hockey announced their award winners and here are some of the winners:
Colorado College junior and 2005 Hobey Baker recipient Marty Sertich walked away with the College Hockey Player of the Year honor.
Two Lady Golden Gophers walked with honors as well. Natalie Darwitz took home the Women's Player of the Year award, while teammate Krissy Wendell took home the Bob Johnson International Player of the Year on the women's side.
Princeton goalie Jeff Mansfield, who is hearing impaired, took home the Disabled Player of the Year award.
Incoming Michigan State Spartans goalie Jeff Lerg walked away with two honors: the Dave Peterson Goalie of the Year award and the USA Hockey Junior Hockey Player of the Year award.
Incoming Minnesota Golden Gopher phenom Phil Kessel took home the Bob Johnson International Player of the Year award on the Men's side.
Finally, the 1980 US Olympic Team (aka "Miracle on Ice") were awarded USA Hockey's Distinguished Hockey Achievement Award.
Congrats to all the winners. You can read all about the aforementioned recipients and the rest of the winners HERE .