Swayman On Richter Watch List
UMaine sophomore Jeremy Swayman is one of 20 goalies named to the preseason watch list for the annual Mike Richter Award.
The award goes to the best college goalie each year, kind of the Hobey Baker Award for goalies.
The Richter Award is in its 6th year and is named after former University of Wisconsin and NHL goalie Mike Richter. After playing for the Badgers, Richter played for the New York Rangers for 14 seasons, winning a Stanley Cup in 1993-94. He also played on three U.S. Olympic teams.
Swayman had a record of 15-13-3 as a freshman last season for the Black Bears. His GAA was 2.74 and his save percentage was .920%.
He is a draft pick of the Boston Bruins.
Former UMaine goalie Martin Ouellette was candidate for the Richter Award in its first year of existence back in 2014.
Check out the full watch list for the 2018-19 Richter Award...
Jeremy Swayman UMaine Maine Sophomore
Jake Oettinger Boston University Junior
Cayden Primeau Northeastern Sophomore
Mat Robson Minnesota Junior
Sean Romeo Ohio State Senior
Hunter Shepard Minnesota Duluth Junior
Atte Tolvanen Northern Michigan Senior
Daniel Urbani Canisius Junior
Joseph Woll Boston College Junior
Ryan Bednard Bowling Green Junior
Billy Christopoulos Air Force Senior
Matthew Galajda Cornell Sophomore
Hayden Hawkey Providence Senior
Christoffer Hernberg UMass Lowell Senior
Dávid Hrenák St. Cloud State Sophomore
Corbin Kaczperski Yale Junior
Jake Kielly Clarkson Junior
Jake Kupsky Union Senior
Francis Marotte Robert Morris Junior
Cale Morris Notre Dame Junior
* Bold: Hockey East Teams