Seven Hockey East Players Named CCM Hockey Division I All-Americans
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Seven Hockey East Players Named CCM Hockey Division I All-Americans

TAMPA, FL Thirteen different Division I hockey-playing schools can celebrate players honored as CCM Hockey All-Americans for the 2015-16 season. The nation's top 24 college hockey players were announced tonight at the NCAA Men's Division I Frozen Four in Tampa, Florida. Michigan and North Dakota each claimed four honorees while Boston College, Boston University, Providence, St. Cloud State and Yale each had two selections.

Noteworthy this year:

- Six players had been recognized previously, all a year ago in the East.

- There are 19 players from nine different U.S. states and five Canadian players hailing from two different provinces.

- The sources of the most players: four each from Massachusetts, Michigan and Minnesota.

- Eight of the honorees are seniors. Of the other 16, 10 are juniors, four are sophomores and two are freshmen.

- The conference breakdown: seven each from Hockey East and the NCHC, five from ECAC Hockey, four from the Big Ten and one from the WCHA.

- 21 players participated in the NCAA Tournament. Eight of them advanced to the NCAA Frozen Four in Tampa.

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First Team East
Alex Lyon, JR, Yale University*
(Baudette, MN)
Goalie
Matt Grzelcyk, SR, Boston University*
(Charlestown, MA)
Defense
Jake Walman, SO, Providence College*
(Toronto, ON)
Defense
Sam Anas, JR, Quinnipiac University@
(Potomac, MD)
Forward
Andrew Poturalski, SO, New Hampshire
(Williamsville, NY)
Forward
Jimmy Vesey, SR, Harvard University*
(North Reading, MA)
Forward

Second Team East
Thatcher Demko, JR, Boston College
(San Diego, CA)
Goalie
Gavin Bayreuther, JR, St. Lawrence University
(Canaan, NH)
Defense
Rob O'Gara, SR, Yale University*
(Nesconset, NY)
Defense
Ryan Fitzgerald, JR, Boston College
(North Reading, MA)
Forward
Mark Jankowski, SR, Providence College
(Dundas, ON)
Forward
Danny O'Regan, SR, Boston University
(Needham, MA)
Forward

First Team West
Charlie Lindgren, JR, St. Cloud State University
(Lakeville, MN)
Goalie
Ethan Prow, SR, St. Cloud State University
(Sauk Rapids, MN)
Defense
Zach Werenski, SO, University of Michigan
(Grosse Pointe, MI)
Defense
Brock Boeser, FR, University of North Dakota
(Burnsville, MN)
Forward
Kyle Connor, FR, University of Michigan
(Shelby Township, MI)
Forward
Tyler Motte, JR, University of Michigan
(St. Clair, MI)
Forward

Second Team West
Cam Johnson, SO, University of North Dakota
(Troy, MI)
Goalie
Will Butcher, JR, University of Denver
(Sun Prairie, WI)
Defense
Troy Stecher, JR, University of North Dakota
(Richmond, BC)
Defense
Drake Caggiula, SR, University of North Dakota
(Whitby, ON)
Forward
J.T. Compher, JR, University of Michigan
(Northbrook, IL)
Forward
Alex Petan, SR, Michigan Technological University
(Delta, BC)
Forward

* First Team in 2014-15 @ Second Team in 2014-15