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Twenty Goalies Named to Richter Award Watch List

Minnesota's Adam Wilcox is one of 20 goalies on this year's Richter Award watch list
Minnesota's Adam Wilcox is one of 20 goalies on this year's Richter Award watch list
Matt Christians

Let's Play Hockey Magazine and the Herb Brooks Foundation announced twenty goalies that have made their preseason watch list for the Mike Richter Award, given annually to college hockey's best goalie. UMass Lowell goalie Connor Hellebuyck took home the inaugural award last year.

Here are the twenty goalies they've tabbed as preseason favorites for this year's award:

Name                           School                         Year

Thatcher Demko #   Boston College               Sophomore

Charlie Finn         Colgate            Junior

Christian Frey            Ohio State                        Sophomore

Michael Garteig        Quinnipiac                     Junior

Jon Gillies #                Providence                     Junior

Lukas Hafner              Western Michigan         Junior

Jake Hildebrand #    Michigan State                Junior

Brody Hoffman         Vermont                        Junior

Cole Huggins              Minnesota State            Sophomore

Zane McIntyre          North Dakota                  Junior

Steve Michalek         Harvard                        Senior

C.J. Motte #               Ferris State                       Senior

Zach Nagelvoort #   Michigan                       Sophomore

Matt O’Connor         Boston University          Junior

Steve Perry                Clarkson                       Sophomore

Joel Rumpel *            Wisconsin                      Senior

Jimmy Sarjeant #     Mercyhurst                     Senior

Colin Stevens #         Union                          Senior

Adam Wilcox *          Minnesota                      Junior

Clay Witt *                  Northeastern                  Senior

* 2014 Mike Richter Award finalist                 # 2014 Mike Richter Award candidate