Head coach | Boston University
At a storied Walter Brown Arena, this head coach has slowly forged Boston University into an elite Division 1 women’s program the past dozen years. In leading the Terriers, Durocher (Longmeadow, Mass.) won four straight Hockey East championships from 2012-15 as BU advanced to six consecutive NCAA tournaments. Durocher’s BU teams are always in the thick of it come playoff hockey.
Forward | Team USA
The 2015 Patty Kazmaier Award winner, Carpenter (North Reading, Mass.) left an indelible impact on collegiate women’s hockey, shining at Boston College as recently as 2015-16. She skated with Team USA at the 2014 Olympics, earning a silver medal, and scored the game-winning OT goal at the 2016 Women’s World Hockey Championship.