UMD men's hockey has a great history. UMD boasts the most Hobey Baker winners, and among the top schools in nominees. This years nominees were announced today with 59 candidates up for the award.

UMD has three players who made the nominee list, and they are: junior defenseman Andy Welinski, sophomore forward Dominic Toninato and sophomore forward Alex Iafallo.

The Hobey Baker award is kind of like the Heisman for Hockey, it is for the best player in the country, and usually goes to a player that does more than score goals.

Dom Toninato is among the top 5 in the country with 13 goals and five assists.

Andy Welinski, a defenseman, scores like a forward and has six goals and seven assists.

Alex Iafallo, has 3 goals and 10 assists.

What is great news for the UMD Bulldogs is that all of these players have 1 to 2 more years and they are already being considered for this award.

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