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Player of the Year finalists announced

By Michael Trzinski, WiPH Staff & Submitted, 02/11/19, 12:30PM CST


List includes two goalies, one d-man, and five forwards

The eight finalists for the WHCA Player of the Year were announced today.

The process began in early January with 25 nominations that were submitted by WHCA coaches. Voting narrowed the field to the final eight, which will be honored at the Player of the Year/State Tournament banquet held Wednesday, February 27 at the Alliant Energy Center Exhibition Hall.

The finalists are:

  • Gavin Abric, G, Hayward
  • Drake Baldwin, F, Madison West
  • Cole Danielson, F, Hudson
  • Garrett Larsen, G, Waukesha
  • Robby Newton, F, University School
  • Jake Osiecki, D, Verona
  • Jack Rhode, F, Northland Pines
  • Sam Stange, F, Eau Claire North