Blackhawks prospects Evan Barratt and Ian Mitchell are among the group of players nominated for the Hobey Baker Memorial Award, given to the top collegiate hockey player in the nation. Voting has now opened for Phase I, which runs through Sunday, March 10.
Barratt, a sophomore forward at Penn State, and his teammate and fellow nominee Alex Limoges are tied for second in the nation with 30 points, trailing Michigan State's Taro Hirose.
Barratt paces Penn State with 13 goals, which is tied for the Big Ten conference lead and is good for fourth in the nation. He also has 17 assists, which is good for fifth in the Big Ten.