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Hockey East First Team All-Stars (from left to right): Cayden Primeau, Cale Makar, Jeremy Davies, Mitchell Chaffee, David Cotton and Josh Wilkins
Hockey East Names 2018-19 All-Star Teams
League Names First, Second, Third Teams, Honorable Mentions Ahead of 35th Annual Championship

WAKEFIELD, Mass. - The Hockey East Association has announced its three 2018-19 all-star teams as voted by the league's 11 head coaches ahead of the 35th Hockey East Championship, March 22 and 23 at the TD Garden in Boston. The six Hockey East First Team All-Stars represent four different schools and include goaltender Cayden Primeau (Voorhees, N.J./Northeastern), defensemen Cale Makar (Calgary, Alta./Massachusetts) and Jeremy Davies (Sainte-Anne-de- Bellevue, Qué./Northeastern), and forwards Mitchell Chaffee (Rockland, Mich./Massachusetts), David Cotton (Parker, Texas/Boston College), and Josh Wilkins (Raleigh, N.C./Providence.) Makar was the lone unanimous selection to the first team.

Comprising the Hockey East All-Star Second Team are goaltender Stefanos Lekkas (Elburn, Ill./Vermont), a pair of defensemen in Jacob Bryson (London, Ont./Providence) and Dante Fabbro (New Westminster, B.C./Boston University), and forwards John Leonard (Amherst, Mass./Massachusetts), Chase Pearson (Alpharetta, Ga./Maine), and Jacob Pritchard (Macomb, Mich./Massachusetts.)

Recognized as Hockey East All-Star Third Team members are goaltender Jeremy Swayman (Anchorage, Alaska/ Maine), defensemen Marc Del Gaizo (Basking Ridge, N.J./Massachusetts), Mario Ferraro (King City, Ont./Massachusetts), and Brady Keeper (Cross Lake, Man./Maine) and forwards Brandon Duhaime (Parkland, Fla../Providence), Karl El-Mir (Montreal, Que./UConn), and Mitchell Fossier (Alpharetta, Ga./Maine.)

Also gaining acknowledgment from the league coaches are Hockey East All-Star Honorable Mentions in Hayden Hawkey (Parker, Colo./Providence), defenseman Casey Fitzgerald (North Reading, Mass./Boston College) and forward Tyler Madden (Deerfield Beach, Fla./Northeastern).

Alongside his first-team honor, Primeau was also named the Stop It Goaltending Goaltender of the Year. The 22 honorees represent eight of Hockey East's 11 member institutions while 11 can be seen competing in the 35th Hockey East Tournament championship set to take place this weekend, Friday, March 22, and Saturday, March 23, at the TD Garden in Boston. No. 3 Northeastern will square off with No. 5 Boston University Friday at 4 p.m., while No. 1 Massachusetts and No. 7 Boston College take the ice at 7:30 p.m. The winners advance to Saturday's championship tilt at 7 p.m. Fans can purchase tickets online at Ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000.


2018-19 HOCKEY EAST ALL-STARS

First-Team All-Stars

G: Cayden Primeau, NU (So.)
D: Cale Makar, UMA (So.) *
D: Jeremy Davies, NU (Jr.)
F: Mitchell Chaffee, UMA (So.)
F: David Cotton, BC (Jr.)
F: Josh Wilkins, PC (Jr.)

*denotes unanimous selection


Second-Team All-Stars

G: Stefanos Lekkas, UVM (Jr.)
D: Jacob Bryson, PC (Jr.)
D: Dante Fabbro, BU (Jr.)
F: John Leonard, UMA (So.)
F: Chase Pearson, ME (Jr.)
F: Jacob Pritchard, UMA (Sr.)


Third-Team All-Stars

G: Jeremy Swayman, ME (So.)
D: Marc Del Gaizo, UMA (Fr.)
D: Mario Ferraro, UMA (So.)
D: Brady Keeper, ME (So.)
F: Brandon Duhaime, PC (Jr.)
F: Karl El-Mir, UConn (Sr.)
F: Mitchell Fossier, ME (Jr.)


Honorable Mentions

G: Hayden Hawkey, PC (Sr.)
D: Casey Fitzgerald, BC (Sr.)
F: Tyler Madden, NU (Fr.)