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Hockey East Honors All-Star Selections at 2015 Championship Banquet
League Names First and Second Teams, Nine Honorable Mentions
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2015 Hockey East First-Team All-Stars

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The Hockey East Association announced its 2014-15 All-Star teams, as voted by the league's 12 head coaches, Thursday night at the annual Hockey East Awards Banquet at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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First team selections included goaltender Jon Gillies (Providence College/South Portland, Maine), defensemen Matt Grzelcyk (Boston University/Charlestown, Massachusetts) and Robbie Russo (Notre Dame/Westmont, Illinois), and forwards Jack Eichel (Boston University/North Chelmsford, Massachusetts), who was the lone unanimous selection to the first team, Kevin Roy (Northeastern, Lac-Beauport, Quebec) and Vince Hinostroza (Notre Dame/Bartlett, Illinois).

Hockey East's second team all-stars include goaltender Matt O'Connor (Boston University/Toronto, Ontario), defensemen Noah Hanifin (Boston College/Norwood, Massachusetts) and Mike Paliotta (Vermont/Westport, Connecticut) and forwards Danny O'Regan (Boston University/Needham, Massachusetts), Evan Rodrigues (Boston University/Etobicoke, Ontario) and Devin Shore (Maine/ Ajax, Ontario).

Earning all-star honorable mentions were goaltenders Thatcher Demko (Boston College/San Diego, California) and Rasmus Tirronen (Merrimack/Espoo, Finland), defensemen Ian McCoshen (Boston College/Hudson, Wisconsin), Ben Hutton (Maine/Prescott, Ontario), and Matt Benning (Northeastern/St. Albert, Alberta) and forwards Alex Tuch (Boston College/Baldwinsville, New York), Matt Willows (New Hampshire/Congers, New York), Tyler Kelleher (New Hampshire/Longmeadow, Massachuetts), and Ross Mauermann (Providence/Janesville, Wisconsin).

In total, Boston University leads the way with five all-star honorees and Boston College claims four, while Maine, New Hampshire, Northeastern, Notre Dame, and Providence each boasts two and Merrimack and Vermont each send one.

Eight of the 2014-15 all-star honorees can be seen in action this weekend in the 2015 Hockey East semifinals at the TD Garden. Semifinal games are set for Friday (March 20) at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. and be can seen live on NESN and NBCSN while Saturday's championship game will be shown live on NESNplus and NBCSN at 7 p.m.

2015 Hockey East First-Team All-Stars
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Goaltender
Jon Gillies
Providence
(Jr., So. Portland, Maine)
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Defense
Matt Grzelcyk
Boston University
(Jr., Charlestown, Mass.)
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Defense
Robbie Russo
Notre Dame
(Sr., Westmont, Ill.)

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Forward
Jack Eichel
Boston University
(Fr., No. Chelmford, Mass.)
(unanimous choice)

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Forward
Kevin Roy
Northeastern
(Jr., Lac-Beauport, Qué.)

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Forward
Vince Hinostroza
Notre Dame
(So., Bartlett, Ill.)

2015 Hockey East Second-Team All-Stars
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Goaltender
Matt O'Connor
Boston University
(Jr., Toronto, Ont.)
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Defense
Noah Hanifin
Boston College
(Fr., Norwood, Mass.)
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Defense
Mike Paliotta
Vermont
(Sr., Westport, Conn.)
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Forward
Danny O'Regan
Boston University
(Jr., Needham, Mass.)
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Forward
Evan Rodrigues
Boston University
(Sr., Etobicoke, Ont.)
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Forward
Devin Shore
Maine
(Jr., Ajax, Ont.)

2015 Hockey East Honorable Mention All-Stars
G: Thatcher Demko, Boston College
G: Rasmus Tirronen, Merrimack
D: Ian McCoshen, Boston College
D: Ben Hutton, Maine
D: Matt Benning, Northeastern
F: Alex Tuch, Boston College
F: Matt Willows, New Hampshire
F: Tyler Kelleher, New Hampshire
F: Ross Mauermann, Providence
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