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Hockey East Player of the Year
Sport Ice hockey
Given for A player that has demonstrated superior play and leadership for his team.[1]
First award 1985
Most recent Spencer Knight (Boston College)

The Hockey East Player of the Year is an annual award given out at the conclusion of the Hockey East regular season to the best player in the conference as voted by the coaches of each Hockey East team.[2]

The Player of the Year was first awarded in 1985 and every year thereafter.

Three players (Greg Brown, Chris Drury, and Johnny Gaudreau) have received the award two separate times, all doing so in consecutive years. The award has been shared three times, in 1999–00, 2002–03 and in 2015–16. (as of 2021)

Award winners[]

Year Winner Position School
1984–85 Chris Terreri Goaltender Providence
1985–86 Scott Harlow Left Wing Boston College
1986–87 Brian Leetch Defenceman Boston College
1987–88 Mike McHugh Left Wing Maine
1988–89 Greg Brown Defenceman Boston College
1989–90 Greg Brown Defenceman Boston College
1990–91 David Emma Right Wing Boston College
1991–92 Scott Pellerin Left Wing Maine
1992–93 Paul Kariya Left Wing Maine
1993–94 Dwayne Roloson Goaltender UMass Lowell
1994–95 Chris Imes Defenceman Maine
1995–96 Jay Pandolfo Left Wing Boston University
1996–97 Chris Drury Left Wing Boston University
1997–98 Chris Drury Left Wing Boston University
1998–99 Jason Krog Center New Hampshire
1999–00 Ty Conklin Goaltender New Hampshire
Mike Mottau Defenceman Boston College
2000–01 Brian Gionta Right Wing Boston College
2001–02 Darren Haydar Right Wing New Hampshire
2002–03 Mike Ayers Goaltender New Hampshire
Ben Eaves Center Boston College

Year Winner Position School
2003–04 Steve Saviano Left Wing New Hampshire
2004–05 Patrick Eaves Right Wing Boston College
2005–06 Chris Collins Left Wing Boston College
2006–07 John Curry Goaltender Boston University
2007–08 Kevin Regan Goaltender New Hampshire
2008–09 Brad Thiessen Goaltender Northeastern
2009–10 Bobby Butler Right Wing New Hampshire
2010–11 Paul Thompson Right Wing New Hampshire
2011–12 Spencer Abbott Right Wing Maine
2012–13 Johnny Gaudreau Left Wing Boston College
2013–14 Johnny Gaudreau Left Wing Boston College
2014–15 Jack Eichel Center Boston University
2015–16 Thatcher Demko Goaltender Boston College
Kevin Boyle Goaltender UMass Lowell
2016–17 Zach Aston-Reese Forward Northeastern
2017–18 Adam Gaudette Center Northeastern
2018–19 Cale Makar Defenceman Massachusetts
2019–20 Jeremy Swayman Goaltender Maine
2020–21 Spencer Knight Goaltender Boston College

Winners by school[]

School Winners
Boston College 14
New Hampshire 8
Maine 6
Boston University 5
Northeastern 3
UMass Lowell 2
Massachusetts 1
Providence 1

Winners by position[]

Position Winners
Center 4
Right Wing 7
Left Wing 11
Forward 1
Defenceman 6
Goaltender 11

Women's Player of the Year[]

2002-03 Jen Huggon                New Hampshire

2003-04 Carolyn Gordon,         New Hampshire 

Chanda Gunn            Northeastern

2004-05 Stephanie Jones,      New Hampshire

& Karen Thatcher,         Providence

2005-06 Sadie Wright-Ward    New Hampshire

2006-07 Kelli Stack                    Boston College

2007-08 Dominique Thibault, Connecticut

2008-09 Kelli Stack                    Boston College

2009-10 Kelly Paton                   New Hampshire

& Florence Schelling     Northeastern

2010-11 Kelli Stack                     Boston College

2011-12 Florence Schelling      Northeastern

2012-13 Alex Carpenter             Boston College

2013-14 Sarah Lefort                  Boston University

See also[]




  1. "Hockey East Awards", Hockey East Online. Retrieved on 2013-08-15. Archived from the original on 2012-04-13. 
  2. "UMaine’s Abbott named Hockey East Player of the Year, Hobey Baker finalist", The Maine Campus, 2012-03-15. Retrieved on 2013-08-15. Archived from the original on 2013-11-02. 

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