Minnesota State’s McKay named Richter Finalist

Minnesota State’s McKay named Richter Finalist

MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) — Minnesota State goaltender Dryden McKay was named a finalist for the 2019-20 Richter Award on Tuesday.

The award is presented annually to the top men’s college hockey goaltender in the nation.

The sophomore was also named as a Hobey Baker Top-10 Finalist last week with teammate Marc Michaelis, while also earning the WCHA’s Goaltender of the Year Award and being named WCHA Goaltender of the Week eight times this season.

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The Downers Grove, Illinois, native set a new league record accumulating a 1.17 goals-against average in WCHA play.

McKay led the nation in wins (30), goals-against average (1.31), save percentage (.942) and shutouts (10). His 10 shutouts also are tied for the second-most in NCAA Men’s Hockey history.

The seventh annual Richter Award will be presented on April 10, with the five finalists being announced on Monday, March 30.

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