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Gaudreau wins Hobey Baker; Carey an All-American


PHILADELPHIA — Boston College forward Johnny Gaudreau won the Hobey Baker Award on Friday night as the top Division I college hockey player, and signed with the Calgary Flames.

St. Lawrence’s Greg Carey and St. Cloud State’s Nic Dowd were the other finalists.

Gaudreau, from Carney’s Point, N.J., won the award a day after Boston College lost to Union in the NCAA semifinals. He passed up with senior season to sign with Calgary.

The 5-foot-7, 150-pound forward led the nation with 36 goals and 44 assists. He’s the first player to reach 80 points since Colorado College’s Peter Sejna had 82 in 2002-03.

Carey was selected as an All-American for the second consecutive season garnering first-team honors, which was announced on Friday by the American Hockey Coaches Association.

As St. Lawrence’s first two-time All-American since 1998 and the program’s seventh overall, Carey was also honored as ECAC co-Player of the Year, was named to the Senior CLASS Award All America first team, was named a College Hockey News All-Star and finished as back-to-back ECAC league and overall scoring champion.

Carey, who led the nation in goals (28) as a junior and ranks second in the country in assists (39) as a senior, was the nation’s third-leading scorer.

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