The awards were announced at the program’s season-ending banquet on Thursday night.
Jacob Bryson, Hayden Hawkey, and Brian Pinho were recognized by the NEHW on Wednesday.
The Friars finished the 2017-18 season with a 24-12-4 record.
Kasper Bjorkqvist scores lone goal for Friars and Hayden Hawkey makes 23 stops.
Kasper Bjorkqvist scores only goal of the game and Hayden Hawkey makes 18 saves for Friars.
2017-18 Honors and Awards
- All-New England All-Star (3/28)
- Second Team Hockey East All-Star (3/15)
- Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week (10/30, 1/2, 1/15, 3/26)
- Hockey East Honor Roll (10/9)
- Chi Alpha Sigma Inductee (2/27)
- Thomas Eccleston, Jr. Award – Team Unsung Hero (5/3)
2017-18: Started all 40 games and logged 2324:36 … posted a 24-12-3 record with a 2.04 GAA and .919 save percentage … pitched four shutouts: Boston University (10/28), Maine (11/24), Brown (1/3), and Clarkson (3/23) … the shutout vs. Clarkson was just the third by a Friar goaltender in NCAA Tournament play … surrendered two goals or less in 30-of-40 games … made a career-high 40 saves vs. Merrimack (11/17) … career-long shutout streak from Oct. 27 – Nov. 3 (151:38) … posted a 1.63 GAA and .934 save percentage in six postseason games … finished the second half of the season with a 1.62 GAA and .930 save percentage in the final 22 games … ranks second all-time in program history with eight shutouts … named an All-New England All-Star (3/28) … Second Team Hockey East All-Star (3/15) … four-time Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week … Chi Alpha Sigma Inductee … earned the team’s Thomas Eccleston, Jr. Award as the program’s unsung hero (5/3).
2016-17 Honors and Awards
- Hockey East Goaltender of the Month (December)
- Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week (12/12)
- Hockey East Weekly Honor Roll (10/31, 1/30, 3/2)
2016-2017: Started all 39 games in goal for the Friars … logged 2352:00 minutes … registered a 2.19 GAA and a .913 save percentage, while posting three shutouts and earning a 22-12-5 record … stopped 903 of 989 shots on goal … recorded shutouts at Brown (10/30), at New Hampshire (1/27), and vs. UMass (3/3) … allowed two or fewer goals in 24 games … recorded a 1.47 GAA and .947 save percentage, which earned him Hockey East Goaltender of the Month honors in December … was 17-7-3 with a 1.96 GAA and .925 save percentage from Dec. 1 through the end of the season … recorded a career-high 36 saves at RIT (Dec. 9) … notched first career point with an assist vs. UConn (2/10) … earned Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week honors on Dec. 12 after stopping 63-of-65 shots against RIT.
2015-2016: Logged 179:35 over five games, including two starts … boasted a 2-0-0 record with a 1.67 GAA and .940 save percentage over those five games … earned a win in his first career start at Colgate (Oct. 31), making 24 saves … also earned his first career shutout with a 24-save effort against UConn (Feb. 12) … made seven saves in relief at Colgate (Oct. 30), 14 saves in relief at Boston College (Jan. 8), and 10 saves in relief against UMass (Feb. 27).
BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Drafted in the sixth round (177th overall) by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2014 NHL Draft … Appeared in 15 games during the 2014-15 season with the Omaha Lancers of the United States Hockey League (USHL) before sustaining a season-ending injury … Made 33 appearences in 2013-14 while posting a 1.99 goals-against average, a .926 save percentage, and three shutouts to go along with a 22-6-3 record … Led the league in both save percentage and goals-against average, while becoming the first goaltender in the USHL Tier I era (since 2002) to post a sub-2.00 GAA … named the USHL Goaltender of the Year and a First Team All-Star (May 9, 2014) … Selected to the USHL All-Rookie Team (May 14, 2014).
PERSONAL: Born March 1, 1995 ... Son of Michael and Ann Hawkey ... Has one brother, Christian, and a sister, Noel.
Saves: 40 (11/17/17 vs. Merrimack)
Goals Allowed: 5 (3 times - 11/18/17 at Merrimack)
Points: 1 (2 times - 1/6/18 vs. Merrimack)
1. 2/12/16 vs. UConn (W, 4-0; 24 saves)
2. 10/30/16 at Brown (W, 6-0; 21 saves)
3. 1/27/17 at New Hampshire (W, 3-0; 27 saves)
4. 3/3/17 vs. UMass (W, 3-0; 22 saves)
5. 10/28/17 vs. Boston University (W, 3-0; 22 saves)
6. 11/24/17 vs. Maine (W, 3-0; 24 saves)
7. 1/3/18 vs. Brown (W, 5-0; 15 saves)
8. 3/23/18 vs. Clarkson (W, 1-0; 18 saves)
156:11 (2/25/17 - 3/10/17)
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