The Hockey East schedule is set to resume in earnest this weekend, so this unofficial end to the season’s first half is a perfect time to look at some of the league’s top players thus far. With that, New England Hockey Journal presents its Hockey East midseason award winners and All-Stars.
UMass has been the top team in the standings from the jump and remains at the top of the standings with a 7-0 record in league games, though Boston College has quietly turned things around and tied for that No. 1 spot. The Eagles opened with five consecutive losses outside of league play, but it now stands 6-1-2 in Hockey East action entering the 2019 calendar year.
Northeastern and Providence enter the second half within one point of first place, while Boston University is one point behind those two. However, the Terriers (and UConn) have played two more league games than any other Hockey East team.
The Minutemen have two players each on NEHJ’s Hockey East First, Second, and All-Rookie teams, while BC also has two First Team players. Two New Englanders are also included throughout the three squads.