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April 8, 2016
Men's CCM Hockey Division I All-Americans Announced
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TAMPA, FL — Thirteen different Division I hockey-playing schools can celebrate players honored as CCM Hockey All-Americans for the 2015-16 season. The nation's top 24 college hockey players were announced tonight at the NCAA Men's Division I Frozen Four in Tampa, Florida. Michigan and North Dakota each claimed four honorees while Boston College, Boston University, Providence, St. Cloud State and Yale each had two selections.

Noteworthy this year:

- Six players had been recognized previously, all a year ago in the East.

- There are 19 players from nine different U.S. states and five Canadian players hailing from two different provinces.

- The sources of the most players: four each from Massachusetts, Michigan and Minnesota.

- Eight of the honorees are seniors. Of the other 16, 10 are juniors, four are sophomores and two are freshmen.

- The conference breakdown: seven each from Hockey East and the NCHC, five from ECAC Hockey, four from the Big Ten and one from the WCHA.

- 21 players participated in the NCAA Tournament. Eight of them advanced to the NCAA Frozen Four in Tampa.

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First Team
 
East
West
Alex Lyon, JR, Yale University*
(Baudette, MN)
Goalie
Charlie Lindgren, JR, St. Cloud State University
(Lakeville, MN)
Matt Grzelcyk, SR, Boston University*
(Charlestown, MA)
Defense
Ethan Prow, SR, St. Cloud State University
(Sauk Rapids, MN)
Jake Walman, SO, Providence College*
(Toronto, ON)
Defense
Zach Werenski, SO, University of Michigan
(Grosse Pointe, MI)
Sam Anas, JR, Quinnipiac University@
(Potomac, MD)
Forward
Brock Boeser, FR, University of North Dakota
(Burnsville, MN)
Andrew Poturalski, SO, New Hampshire
(Williamsville, NY)
Forward
Kyle Connor, FR, University of Michigan
(Shelby Township, MI)
Jimmy Vesey, SR, Harvard University*
(North Reading, MA)
Forward
Tyler Motte, JR, University of Michigan
(St. Clair, MI)
 

Second Team
 
East
West
Thatcher Demko, JR, Boston College
(San Diego, CA)
Goalie
Cam Johnson, SO, University of North Dakota
(Troy, MI)
Gavin Bayreuther, JR, St. Lawrence University
(Canaan, NH)
Defense
Will Butcher, JR, University of Denver
(Sun Prairie, WI)
Rob O'Gara, SR, Yale University*
(Nesconset, NY)
Defense
Troy Stecher, JR, University of North Dakota
(Richmond, BC)
Ryan Fitzgerald, JR, Boston College
(North Reading, MA)
Forward
Drake Caggiula, SR, University of North Dakota
(Whitby, ON)
Mark Jankowski, SR, Providence College
(Dundas, ON)
Forward
JT Compher, JR, University of Michigan
(Northbrook, IL)
Danny O'Regan, SR, Boston University
(Needham, MA)
Forward
Alex Petan, SR, Michigan Technological University
(Delta, BC)
* First Team in 2014-15 @ Second Team in 2014-15