Brock Boeser and Thatcher Demko have led their respective teams to a spot in the NCAA Championship, the Frozen Four. With NCAA graduates making waves in the NHL free agent market, the pool of prospects has become quite formidable now.
It used to be the Ben Hutton effect that got Vancouver interested in the NCAA. After living up to expectations, Boeser and Demko are now about to put together a fantastic ending to the season.
RW – Brock Boeser
After grabbing himself a goal in the postseason, Brock Boeser was held pointless in his team’s win over Michigan State that now advances North Dakota to the Frozen Four. Boeser will look to end his season on another point streak as his team faces Denver on April 7th.
Boeser now has one goal and 11 assists in his six first and only postseason games.
G Thatcher Demko
Thatcher Demko pushed his Boston College Eagles into the Frozen Four with a 28-save performance on Saturday against the Minnesota Duluth. After letting just two pucks past him, he will also play on April 7th in Tampa Bay. The Eagles are set to play against number one-ranked Quinnipeg.
The winner of the North Dakota-Denver matchup will play the winner of the Boston College-Minnesota Duluth series. Here’s my hoping that these two future Canucks meet in the finals!
C Adam Gaudette
Adam Gaudette was eliminated from action thanks to the North Dakota Fighting Hawks. He ends the season with 30 points (12G/18A) in 41 games.
You can find the NCAA Frozen Four bracket here.
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