Cow forward and assistant captain Colin Bilek was named a nominee for the Hobey Baker Memorial Award, which is college hockey's most prestigious award. A portion of the process to award the trophy is fan voting. College hockey fans can log on right now to HobeyBakey.com/vote to cast their vote for the 2021 Hobey Baker Award.
Bilek has appeared in 13 games for the Black Knights and has 10 goals, which is tied for the lead in Atlantic Hockey. He has points in nine of his last 10 games with a hat trick and three multi-point games. The Brighton, MI, native leads the Black Knights with four power play goals.
The most coveted award in collegiate hockey, the Hobey Baker Award is given to the top NCAA men's ice hockey player in the nation. Winners are chosen not for raw skill or stats or character alone, though those are important. They are selected for everything they do.
Candidates must: Exhibit strength and character, both on and off the ice. Contribute to the integrity of the team. Display outstanding skills in all phases of the game. Show scholastic achievement and sportsmanship. Candidates must also comply with all NCAA rules, be full-time students in an accredited NCAA college or university, and complete 50% or more of the season. Read more.