List of NCHC Defensive Defenseman of the Year

The NCHC Defensive Defenseman of the Year was an annual award given out at the conclusion of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference regular season to the best defenseman in the conference as voted by the coaches of each NCHC team.[1]

NCHC Defensive Defenseman of the Year
SportIce hockey
Given forThe Best Defensive Defenseman in the NCHC
History
First award2014 (Defenseman of the Year)
2017 (Defensive Defenseman of the Year)
Most recentJimmy Schuldt

The Defenseman of the Year was first awarded in 2014 and is a successor to the CCHA Best Defensive Defenseman which was discontinued after the conference dissolved due to the 2013–14 NCAA conference realignment.[2]

Prior to the 2016–17 season the Defensive Defenseman of the Year was known as the NCHC Defenseman of the Year.[3]

Award winners[4][5]

YearWinnerSchool
2013–14Joey LaLeggiaDenver
2014–15Joey LaLeggiaDenver
2015–16Ethan ProwSt. Cloud State

Winners by school

SchoolWinners
Denver2
St. Cloud State1

Defensive Defenseman of the Year

YearWinnerSchool
2016–17Tucker PoolmanNorth Dakota
2017–18Will BorgenSt. Cloud State
2018–19Jimmy SchuldtSt. Cloud State

Winners by school

SchoolWinners
St. Cloud State2
North Dakota1

See also

References

  1. "Archibald, Dowd, LaLeggia Headline NCHC Award Winners". NCHC Hockey. 2014-03-20. Retrieved 2014-04-19.
  2. "The CCHA is going away, but its history will have a final resting place". USCHO.com. 2013-03-06. Retrieved 2013-07-23.
  3. NCHC (9 March 2017). "Finalists for 2016–17 NCHC Individual Awards Announced".
  4. "NCHC Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. 2013-03-06. Retrieved 2014-05-17.
  5. NCHC (17 March 2016). "Prow, Berry Capture NCHC's Top Honors at Awards Celebration".
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