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2019 Mike Richter Award Watch List

2018 NCAA Division I Men’s Hockey Championships - Semifinals Photo by Elsa/Getty Images

Let’s Play Hockey magazine released their preseason watch list for the sixth annual Mike Richter Award for the NCAA’s best goalie.

It’s a deep field this year with many of last year’s candidates returning, including last year’s winner, Cale Morris of Notre Dame. Two of the other four finalists from last year are back as well, along with four more goalies that made last year’s cut as semifinalists.

Here are the 20 goalies to watch this year:

Name School Year

Ryan Bednard Bowling Green Junior

Billy Christopoulos Air Force Senior

Matthew Galajda * Cornell Sophomore

Hayden Hawkey Providence Senior

Christoffer Hernberg UMass Lowell Senior

Dávid Hrenák # St. Cloud State Sophomore

Corbin Kaczperski Yale Junior

Jake Kielly # Clarkson Junior

Jake Kupsky Union Senior

Francis Marotte Robert Morris Junior

Cale Morris $ Notre Dame Junior

Jake Oettinger ! Boston University Junior

Cayden Primeau * Northeastern Sophomore

Mat Robson Minnesota Junior

Sean Romeo # Ohio State Senior

Hunter Shepard # Minnesota Duluth Junior

Jeremy Swayman Maine Sophomore

Atte Tolvanen Northern Michigan Senior

Daniel Urbani Canisius Junior

Joseph Woll Boston College Junior

$ 2018 winner

* 2018 finalist

# 2018 semifinalist

! 2017 semifinalist