Future Considerations

Miami’s Miele picks up Hobey hardware
April 8, 2011, 9:57 pm
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From Aaron Vickers:

Miami University’s Andy Miele can add one more to the mantle.

After receiving the CCHA player of the year nod along with a first-team all-star appearance and CCHA tournament MVP,  the Grosse Pointe Woods, MI. nativeset his sight on capturing the Hobey Baker, college hockey’s most prestigious prize.

Miele had a nation-leading 47 assists and 71 points and amassed a 17 game point streak over the course of the season. The five-foot-eight, 175-pound forward had points in 33 of 39 games this season.

He signed a free agent deal with the Phoenix Coyotes last week after taking his No. 1 seeded Redhawks were upset by New Hampshire.

Boston College’s Cam Atkinson and North Dakota’s Matt Frattin also were finalists for the award. Frattin signed with the Toronto Maple Leafs Friday.

Aaron Vickers is the managing editor of Future Considerations and can be found on Twitter at www.twitter.com/VickersFC. Follow the latest Future Considerations news and posts, follow FC’s Official Twitter Feed at www.twitter.com/FCHockey.

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