Men's Hockey gets five with All-MIAC mention

Men's Hockey gets five with All-MIAC mention

MIAC news release


Conference champion St. Thomas Men's Hockey had five players among 30 honored on the 2017-18 All-MIAC teams announced Monday.

The Tommies had three on the 20-player first team: senior defrenseman Brian LeBlanc, and sophomore forwards Brett Gravelle and Johnny Panvica.

St. Thomas also had two players among 10 receiving honorable mention All-MIAC: senior Benjamin Myers and junior forward Cullen Willox.

The Tommies (16-9-1) surged late in the season, winning nine of their last 11 regular-season games, to edge St. John's by one point for the MIAC title.

Panvica had 14 goals and 16 assists in 26 games, and on his UST career has 24 goals and 27 assists in 48 games. St. Thomas is 13-3-3 in games on his career when Panvica has scored a goal.

Gravelle scored 14 goals and 16 assists in 26 games and on his career has 23 goals and 31 assists for 54 points in 52 games.

LeBlanc closed his career with nine goals and 23 assists for 32 points over 83 games, including four goals and 14 assists this season.

Willox has 24 goals and 21 assists over 77 games, including 12 goals and nine assists this season. St. Thomas is 16-3-1 in games on his career when Willox has scored a goal.

Myers made All-America in 2016-17. This season he went 14-8-1 with a .918 save percentage and a 2.24 goal-against average with four shutouts. In his UST career he went 26-15-4 with a 2.33 goals-against clip and a .919 save percentage.