Drumheller, AB: Former Dragon great, Brady Risk, has been having an outstanding season with the University of Alaska Fairbanks Nanooks and this past weekend, he was nominated for the biggest award in division one men’s hockey, the Hobey Baker Award.
The Hobey Baker Award is given to the top NCAA Division I Men’s Hockey player, and former award winners include Cale Makar, Jack Eichel, Johnny Gaudreau, among other outstanding NHL players. 11 of the past 41 winners have been Canadian born players, two of which hailed from Alberta. This season with the University of Alaska Fairbanks, Brady Risk has been having a season to remember. The Nanooks assistant captain currently leads the team in points, with 11 goals and 29 points in only 23 games. He currently sits at 22nd in the NCAA with a 1.26 points per game average.
During his time with the Dragons, Risk produced 164 points in 230 games played. He is the Dragons all-time franchise leader in both games played with 230 and goals with 79. He also sits second in points with 164. Risk is noted as one of the all-time great Dragons for his commitment to the community, extraordinary play on the ice, leadership ability, and scoring some of the biggest goals in Dragons playoff history.
Voting for the Hobey Baker Award is now live, and you can vote everyday for Brady Risk on their website at hobeybaker.com!