Over the next week, this observer will be unveiling his ballots for various conference awards for Hockey East, ECAC Hockey and Atlantic Hockey. Starting with the ECAC Hockey All-Rookie team, here's the ballot:
Forward: Landon Smith, Quinnipiac
Forward: Mike Marnell, St. Lawrence
Forward: Ryan Hitchcock, Yale
Defenseman: Nolan Gluchowski, St. Lawrence
Defenseman: Mike Prapavessis, Rensselaer
Goaltender: Kyle Hayton, St. Lawrence
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