The awards were announced at the program’s season-ending banquet on Thursday night.
More than 300 student-athletes, coaches and staff members gathered to celebrate a successful 2017-18 campaign.
The senior captain appeared in a program-record 156 games at Providence.
Jacob Bryson, Hayden Hawkey, and Brian Pinho were recognized by the NEHW on Wednesday.
Kasper Bjorkqvist scores lone goal for Friars and Hayden Hawkey makes 23 stops.
Men's Ice Hockey defeats Nebraska-Omaha, 4-1 in Boston, Massachusetts; Credit: USA Today (USATSI)
2017-18 Honors and Awards
- Frank Jones Award – New England’s Best Defensive Forward (3/28)
- Hockey East Best Defensive Forward (3/15)
- Third Team Hockey East All-Star (3/15)
- NCAA East Region All-Tournament Team (3/24)
- Hobey Baker Award Nominee
- Hockey East Player of the Week (1/8)
- Hockey East Honor Roll (1/2)
- Lou Lamoriello Award – Team MVP (5/3)
2017-18: Team captain … tallied 12 goals and 20 assists … finished with a +11 rating and a team-high 123 shots on goal … recorded four games with three points: at St. Lawrence (10/20), Massachusetts (11/11), Merrimack (1/6), and UMass Lowell (2/16) … also totaled two-point efforts against RIT (12/8), Arizona State (12/29), and Boston College (1/12) … scored twice against Massachusetts (11/11) and RIT (12/8) … six-game point streak (3-5-8) from Nov. 11 – Dec. 1 … assisted on five game-winning goals … career-long three-game goal scoring streak from Jan. 3-12 … registered his 100th career point against Brown (1/3) … Providence was 16-2-2 when he registered a point … tied the program record for games played (156) … earned New England and Hockey East awards as Best Defensive Forward … Third Team Hockey East All-Star (3/15) … NCAA East Region All-Tournament Team (3/24) … Hobey Baker Award nominee … Hockey East Player of the Week (1/8) … the program’s Lou Lamoriello Award winner as team MVP (5/3) … signed a two-year entry level contract with the Washington Capitals (4/4).
2016-17 Honors and Awards
- Hockey East Weekly Honor Roll (3/2)
- Runner-Up as Hockey East Best Defensive Forward
- Lou Lamoriello Award (Team MVP)
- Gates Orlando Award (most points)
- Michael Boback Award (most assists)
2016-17: Alternate captain ... appeared in all 39 games … recorded career-highs in points (40), goals (12), assists (28), plus/minus (+17), power play goals (4), and blocked shots (14) … the 40 points led the Friars in scoring … the 28 assists were the most by a Friar since 2002-03 … totaled 11 multi-point games … career-long eight-game point streak from 10/21-11/25 (3-7-10) … ranked 10th in the Hockey East in faceoff percentage (.550) … scored or assisted on eight of the Friars’ 22 game-winning goals … Providence was 19-4-4 when he registered a point … scored twice at Notre Dame in Game 2 of the Hockey East Quarterfinals (3/11) … also scored shorthanded against Miami (10/7), as well as goals against Boston College (10/28), Northeastern (11/18), Merrimack (11/25), RIT (10/9), Vermont (1/14), New Hampshire (1/28), Connecticut (2/8, 2/10), and UMass (3/3) … season-high three points at RIT (12/9) … awarded the team’s Lou Lamoriello Award (Team MVP), Gates Orlando Award (most points), and Michael Boback Award (most assists).
2015-16 Honors and Awards
- Hockey East Weekly Honor Roll (1/18)
2015-2016: Played 38 games totaling 25 points (9-16-25)… Had six games registering two or more points … recorded a career high four points (1-3-4) at Colgate (Oct. 30)… Tallied a goal and assist at Brown (1/03)… Added two assists a 4-4 draw versus Boston College (Jan. 9)…Registered a three-point game (1-2-3) against Vermont (Jan. 16) … Had a career-best five-game point streak scoring totaling nine points (2-7-9) from Jan. 3-16 … netted two goals in a 4-0 victory over UConn, one being a power play goal (Feb. 12) … back-to-back game-winning games against Maine (Feb. 6) and UConn (Feb. 12) … tallied a goal and an assist against Notre Dame (2/19)… added an assist in the Hockey East Semifinal game versus UMass Lowell (March 18) … finished with a +16 rating and 66 shots on goal.
2014-15 Honors and Awards
• Hockey East Rookie of the Week (10/13)
• 2x Hockey East Weekly Honor Roll (1/5, 3/2)
2014-15: Played in 39 games, scoring six goals and adding 12 assists for 18 points to lead all Friar freshmen in scoring ... Scored a goal and added an assist in four NCAA Tournament games ... Made his Friar debut at Ohio State (Oct. 11) and scored a goal ... In game two at Ohio State (Oct. 12), netted the game-winning tally with 45 seconds to play in overtime to give the Friars the win ... Named the Hockey East Rookie of the Week (Oct. 14) ... Notched his first career assist in the home opener against BU (Oct. 31) ... Had an assist in the 3-0 win against Army (Nov. 25) ... Notched an assist in PC's 4-3 win over 13th-ranked Colgate (Dec. 9) ... Opened the scoring in PC's 4-1 win over UMass (Dec. 28) ... Notched an assist in PC's 3-0 win over Vermont (Dec. 29) to help the Friars claim the 2014 Catamount Cup ... Had three assists in Providence's sweep of Colorado College, including two assists in PC's 5-4 overtime win (Jan. 3) against CC, marking his first career multi-point game ... Notched his second multi-point game with a goal and an assist in Providence's ... 10-1 win over UConn (Feb. 7) ... Notched the primary assist on Ross Mauermann's goal in Providence's 3-2 win at Notre Dame (Feb. 14) ... Had a goal and two assists for a career-high three points in Providence's 5-2 win over Maine (Feb. 27) ... Scored his first postseason point with a goal in Providence's 7-5 win over Miami in the NCAA East Regional Semifinals (March 28) ... Recorded an assist on Providence's first goal in a 4-1 win over Omaha in the Frozen Four Semifinal (April 9) ... Named the team's Most Outstanding Freshman at the season-ending banquet.
BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Drafted in the sixth round (174th overall) by the Washington Capitals in the 2013 NHL Draft ... Attended Washington's 2013 and 2014 NHL Development Camps ... Played the 2013-14 season with Indiana (USHL), helping the Ice claim the 2014 Clark Cup (USHL Champions) ... Scored two goals, including the game-winning tally in game five of the championship series to clinch the Clark Cup, and added four assists in 12 playoff games ... Played in 59 regular-season games for the Ice, scoring 28 goals and adding 28 assists for 56 points ... His 56 points ranked 15th in the league, while his 28 goals tied for sixth ... Posted a plus-minus rating of +29, tied for ninth in the league ... Prior to Indiana, skated for St. John's Prep (Danvers, Mass.) and helped the team to three Super 8 tournament appearances.
PERSONAL: Brian M. Pinho ... Born May 11, 1995 ... Son of Jim and Kerri Pinho ... Jim played one season of varsity hockey and four seasons of varsity lacrosse at Merrimack ... Has one older brother, Kyle, and one younger sister, Caroline ... Finance major.
CAREER HIGHS Goals: 2 (4 times - 12/8/17 vs. RIT)
Assists: 3 (10/30/15 at Colgate)
Points: 4 (10/30/15 at Colgate)
Point Streak: 8 games (10/21/17 - 11/25/17) 3-7-10
Goal Streak: 3 games (1/3/18 - 1/12/18) 3-4-7
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