North Delta native Alex Petan of the Michigan Tech Huskies is one of 10 finalists for the Hobey Baker Memorial Award, presented annual to the best player in NCAA men’s hockey.
Petan recently won the WCHA (Western Collegiate Hockey Association) Player of the Year award after winning the league scoring race with 16 goals and 29 points in 36 career games.
Majoring in sports and fitness management, Petan has a 3.56 grade-point average.
The played three seasons in the BC Hockey League with the Coquitlam Express, scoring 54 goals and 128 points in 155 games.
He continued to score in his four years at Michigan Tech, totalling 59 goals and 135 points in 152 games, never scoring less than 28 points in a season.
“Alex has been a consistent scorer,” said Huskies head coach Mel Pearson. “The thing I like is that is not just one good year. Right from Day One, Alex has been a good scorer.”