Maine Hockey Journal

Travis Roy Finalists Announced

The following four senior players have been named finalists for the prestigious Travis Roy Award, given annually to the most outstanding senior in Class A Hockey. The Travis Roy Award winner will be announced at the Class A Hockey State Banquet at the Ramada Inn in Lewiston at 12:00pm on Sunday, March 14th. In addition to the Roy Award, the All State teams will be named as well as the Bob Boucher Coach of the Year Awards and Team Sportsmanship Awards. Dave Eid, Director of Sports at WGME-TV13, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s event.

Additionally, the Class A Hockey Coaches Association would like to announce the East-West Senior All Star game, which will be played at 6:30pm on Saturday, March 13th, at the Family Ice Center in Falmouth.

2010 TRAVIS ROY FINALISTS

Rick Hebb – Thornton Academy, Goaltender 1.30 GAA .936 Save Pct

The Senior has been a three year starter for the Golden Trojans. Hebb leads all West goaltenders in GAA and Save Pct this year in leading Thornton to their best record in school history. He has recorded 18 career shutouts and has 44 career wins. Rick is an honor roll student and volunteers as a goalie mentor with Biddeford Area Youth Hockey. He hopes to pursue a postgraduate year at Bridgeton Academy.

Nick George – Bangor, Defenseman 5 Goals, 21 Assists, 26 pts

The lone defenseman among this year’s semifinalists, George leads the Rams in scoring. A First Team All State Hockey selection each of the past two seasons, George was also named the Class A Soccer Player of the Year in 2009. An honor roll student and National Honor Society member, Nick has volunteered at EMMC in patient assistance and has maintained a paper route the past 6 years that requires a 4am daily start. He is undecided on his college of choice but hopes to study engineering.

Trevor Fleurent – Biddeford, Forward 28 Goals, 23 Assists, 51 pts

A four year varsity player and three time State Champion, he has never missed a game in his career. Fleurent is the leading scorer in the State this season and has only 6 penalty minutes. Trevor has recorded 141 pts in career at Biddeford and is a three time All State selection. He is also the Captain of the Tiger baseball team. Trevor volunteer’s with Biddeford Youth Hockey and Habitat for Humanity and plans on playing junior hockey next season.

Mat Gordon – Edward Little, Forward 24 Goals, 24 Assists, 48 pts

A four year varsity award winner and captain of this year’s resurgent Red Eddies squad, Gordon leads Class A East in scoring. Gordon has recorded 125 pts in his career and is a two-time All State member. The National Honor Society member volunteers with Big Brothers-Big Sisters and the Auburn Learn to Skate program. Gordon is a standout baseball player and plans on attending either Barry College or Limestone College to play baseball.

(Courtesy of the Maine Class A Hockey Coaches Association)

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