Denver Pair Tops All-NCHC Teams
CHN Staff Report
Denver led the way with two players named to the inaugural NCHC All-Conference First Team, announced today.
Despite a disappointing sixth-place finish, senior goaltender Sam Brittain and junior defenseman Joey LaLeggia were named.
Miami, which finished last in the regular season, had forwards Austin Czarnik on the First Team and Riley Barber on the Second Team.
Josh Archibald, whose 29 goals is second in the nation behind Boston College's Johnny Gaudreau, along with St. Cloud State's Nic Dowd were the other First Team forwards.
Meanwhile, North Dakota senior captain Dillon Simpson joined LaLeggia on the backline.
NCHC All-Conference First Team
Josh Archibald, Jr., F, Nebraska Omaha
Nic Dowd, Sr., F, St. Cloud State
Austin Czarnik, Jr., F, Miami
Dillon Simpson, Sr., D, North Dakota
Joey LaLeggia, Jr., D, Denver
Sam Brittain, Sr., G, Denver
NCHC All-Conference Second Team
Chase Balisy, Sr., F, Western Michigan
Riley Barber, So., F, Miami
Michael Parks, Jr., F, North Dakota
Jacob Slavin, Fr., D, Colorado College
Jordan Schmaltz, So., D, North Dakota
Ryan Faragher, Jr., G, St. Cloud State
NCHC All-Conference Rookie Team
Jake Guentzel, F, Nebraska Omaha
Alex Iafallo, F, Minnesota Duluth
Trevor Moore, F, Denver
Jaccob Slavin, D, Colorado College
Paul LaDue, D, North Dakota
Charlie Lindgren, G, St. Cloud State