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April 7, 2017
Men's CCM Hockey Division I All-Americans Announced
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CHICAGO, IL — Nineteen different Division I hockey-playing schools can celebrate players honored as CCM/AHCA Hockey All-Americans for the 2016-17 season. The nation's top 25 college hockey players were announced tonight at the NCAA Men's Division I Frozen Four in Chicago. Denver has five honorees while Harvard, Omaha, St. Lawrence and Union each had two selections.

Noteworthy this year:

- Only three players had been recognized as All-Americans previously.

- There are 20 players from 12 different U.S. states, four Canadian players from three provinces and one player from Finland.

- The sources of the most players: four from New York and three each from Minnesota and Wisconsin.

- Ten of the honorees are seniors. Of the other 15, eight are juniors, five are sophomores and two are freshmen.

- The conference breakdown: seven from the NCHC, six each from ECAC Hockey and Hockey East, three from the Big Ten, two from the WCHA and one from Atlantic Hockey.

- Fifteen players participated in the NCAA Tournament. Seven of them advanced to the NCAA Frozen Four in Chicago.

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First Team
 
East
West
Charles Williams, SR, Canisius University
(Canton, MI)
Goalie
Michael Bitzer, JR, Bemidji State University
(Moorhead, MN)
Adam Fox, FR, Harvard University
(Jericho, NY)
Defense
Will Butcher, SR, University of Denver#
(Sun Prairie, WI)
Charlie McAvoy, SO, Boston University
(Long Beach, NY)
Defense
Tucker Poolman, JR, University of North Dakota
(East Grand Forks, MN)
Zach Aston-Reese, SR, Northeastern University
(Staten Island, NY)
Forward
Henrik Borgstrom, FR, University of Denver
(Helsinki, Finland)
Spencer Foo, JR, Union College
(Edmonton, AB)
Forward
Alex Iafallo, SR, University of Minnesota Duluth
(Eden, NY)
Mike Vecchione, SR, Union College
(Saugus, MA)
Forward
Tyler Sheehy, SO, University of Minnesota
(Burnsville, MN)
 

Second Team
 
East
West
Kyle Hayton, JR, St. Lawrence University
(Denver, CO)
Goalie
Tanner Jaillet, JR, University of Denver
(Red Deer, AB)
Gavin Bayreuther, SR, St. Lawrence University#
(Canaan, NH)
Defense
Daniel Brickley, SO, Minnesota State University
(Sandy, UT)
Jake Walman, JR, Providence College*
(Toronto, ON)
Defense
Luc Snuggerud, JR, University of Nebraska Omaha
(Eden Prairie, MN)
Dylan Zink, SR, UMass Lowell
(Madison, WI)
Defense
 
Anders Bjork, JR, University of Notre Dame
(Mequon, WI)
Forward
Mason Jobst, SO, The Ohio State University
(Speedway, IN)
Tyler Kelleher, SR, University of New Hampshire
(Longmeadow, MA)
Forward
Luke Kunin, SO, University of Wisconsin
(Chesterfield, MO)
Alexander Kerfoot, SR, Harvard University
(West Vancouver, BC)
Forward
Austin Ortega, SR, University of Nebraska Omaha
(Escondido, CA)
* First Team in 2015-16; # Second Team in 2015-16