Mr. Hockey Finalists Announced
The finalists have been announced for the 2013 Mr. Hockey Award.
- Grant Besse - Benilde-St Margaret's
- Jake Bischoff - Grand Rapids
- Zach Glienke - Eagan
- Jake Jackson - Tartan
- Adam Johnson - Hibbing/Chisholm
- Dan Labosky - Benilde-St Margaret's
- Zach LaValle - Hill-Murray
- Parker Reno - Edina
- T.J. Roo - Totino-Grace
- Tommy Vannelli - Minnetonka
The award, sponsored since 1985 by the Minnesota Minutemen, goes to the state's top boys high school hockey player.
Two finalists were also announced for the Frank Brimsek award, given to the state's top goalie.
- John Dugas - Hill-Murray
- David Zevnik - St. Thomas Academy
The award will be presented at a banquet Sunday, March 10th at noon at the Xcel Energy Center.
Previous Mr. Hockey Award winners are: Justin Kloos (2012), Kyle Rau (2011), Nick Bjugstad (2010), Nick Leddy (2009), Aaron Ness (2008), Ryan McDonagh (2007), David Fischer (2006), Brian Lee (2005), Tom Gorowsky (2004) Nate Dey (2003), Gino Guyer (2002), Marty Sertich (2001), Paul Martin (2000), Jeff Taffe (1999), John Pohl (1998), Aaron Miskovich (1997), Dave Spehar (1996), Erik Rasmussen (1995), Mike Crowley (1994), Nick Checco (1993), Brian Bonin (1992), Darby Hendrickson (1991), Joe Dziedzic (1990), Trent Klatt (1989), Larry Olimb (1988), Kris Miller (1987), George Pelawa (1986) and Tom Chorske (1985).
Previous Frank Brimsek Award winners are: Michael Bitzer (2012), Alex Lyon (2011), Zane Gothberg (2010), Casey O’Connor (2009), Joe Phillippi (2008), Reid Ellingson (2007), Austin Lee (2006), Alec Richards (2005), Matt Lundin (2004), Jon Anderson (2003), Josh Johnson (2002), Eric Aarnio (2001), Jake Brant (2000), Adam Laaksonen (1999), Adam Coole (1998), Kyle Kolquist (1997), Karl Goehring (1996) and Todd Kelzenberg (1995).