Levi And Trivigno Named Hobey Baker Award Top Ten Finalists
The Hobey Hat Trick (three finalists) will be announced on March 31, 2022

St. Paul, Minn. -- The Hobey Baker Memorial Award Committee is pleased to announce the top ten candidates for the 2022 award honoring college hockey’s top player. Alphabetically, they are: Matty Beniers, University of Michigan; Bobby Brink, University of Denver; Brian Halonen, Michigan Tech University; Luke Hughes, University of Michigan; Devon Levi, Northeastern University; Dryden McKay, Minnesota State University; Ben Meyers, University of Minnesota; Yanev Perets, Quinnipiac University; Nathan Smith, Minnesota State University; and Bobby Trivigno, University of Massachusetts.

The ten finalists were selected by voting from all 59 Division I college hockey head coaches plus online fan balloting. Next, the 30-member Selection Committee and an additional round of fan balloting through the Hobey website hobeybaker.com March 17-27 will determine this year’s Hobey Baker winner. Criteria for the award are: displaying outstanding skills in all phases of the game, strength of character on and off the ice, sportsmanship and scholastic achievements.

The Hobey Hat Trick (three finalists) will be announced on March 31, 2022 and the Hobey Baker Award winner will be announced on Friday, April 8, 2022. The announcement will be televised live on the NHL Network and streamed on the Hobey Baker website at 6:00 p.m. ET.

Devon Levi – Northeastern University – Sophomore, Goalie, Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Quebec

Not many goalies can make this claim: Levi began his college career with two shutouts in his first two starts. After being sidelined as a freshman due to injury, his debut was just the beginning of a fabulous season. The Huskies went on to claim their first ever Hockey East regular season title as Levi hauled in a truckload of awards including: Goalie of the Year, Rookie of the Year, First Team Hockey East, All Rookie Team and was a finalist for Player of the Year.

  • Current record is: 21-8-1 – goals against average 1.47 (3rd in nation) – saves percentage .954 (1st in nation) – has recorded 10 shutouts (2nd in nation) – Computer Science major
  • Allowed 2 or less goals in 24 of 30 games played; had streak of 14 games of 2 or less
  • Florida draft (7th round, 2020), rights traded to Buffalo – made Canada Olympic roster

Bobby Trivigno - University of Massachusetts – Senior, Forward, Setauket, New York

Trivigno’s tenacious and dynamic play allows him ice time in all situations. After helping UMass to its first ever national title last year, he has followed that up with 45 points in 34 games to rank fifth in the nation in scoring. Having won the Hockey East scoring title, he was named the circuit’s Player of the Year and First Team all-conference.

  • Currently has 18 goals, 27 assists for 45 points in 34 games – 13 multiple point games
  • Team captain and Most Outstanding Player at 2021 Frozen Four
  • Sport Management major – participates in numerous off-ice and community projects