The voting is open for the FAN VOTE part of the 2021 Hobey Baker Award.
The Hobey Baker Award is an annual award given to the top National Collegiate Athletic Association men’s ice hockey player. It has been awarded 40 times. It is named for Hall of Famer Hobey Baker, who played college hockey at Princeton University and died shortly after World War I.
Given forNCAA player who best “exhibits strength of character both on and off the ice” and “contributes to the integrity of the team and displays outstanding skills in all phases of the game”.
The original statue for the award was commissioned and awarded by the Decathlon Athletic Club (now defunct) in Bloomington, Minnesota. The model for the award trophy was Steve Christoff, who played for the University of Minnesota and in the National Hockey League.
Forward @steeves_alex has been nominated for the 2021 @HobeyBakerAward Fan Vote.— Notre Dame Hockey (@NDHockey) February 1, 2021
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No Notre Dame player has ever won the Hobey Baker Award, and only goalie David Brown in 2007 was ever a finalist.
Steeves, a junior forward from New Hampshire, has 9 goals and 4 assists so far this season and has a 6 win differential for Notre Dame for when he scores a point versus not scoring a point.