Scrivens Earns Ken Dryden Award

Scrivens Earns Ken Dryden Award

ALBANY, N.Y. -- ECAC Hockey tonight announced Cornell University netminder Ben Scrivens has been named the league’s 2009-10 Ken Dryden Award winner presented to the top men’s goaltender.   

Cornell senior netminder, Scrivens turned in his finest year of a stellar career in Ithaca.  He posted a .933 save percentage, tops in conference play, and had a 1.89 goals-against average, the only league netminder under 2.25. His .705 winning percentage, was again the highest among ECAC Hockey goalies.  He was recently selected a member of the all-league first-team
as well.  Scrivens logged nearly 1300 minutes of ice time during conferted play, and also recorded three league shutouts.

The three-year regular stater has five shutouts overall this season to raise his career total to 17, one shy of McKee's school record of 18.  He also ranks fourth all-time in NCAA history with his 17 shutouts, while also appearing in the top 10 all-time in both career save percentage and goals-against average.

Scrivens was named today as one of the ten finalists for the annual Hobey Baker Award.  The ten finalists were selected by voting from all 58 Division I college hockey head coaches and by online fan balloting at hobeybaker.com.  Next, the 24-member Selection Committee and an additional round of fan balloting (at hobeybaker.com from March 19-28) will determine this year’s Hobey Baker winner.  Criteria for the award include: strength of character on and off the ice, displaying outstanding skills in all phases of the game, sportsmanship, and scholastic achievements.

The other finalists for the award were Keith Kinkaid from Union College and Allen York of Rensselaer.

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