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The results are in for the 10 Mr. Hockey finalists

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The voting is closed and 10 finalists for the prestigious Minnesota Mr. Hockey Award were announced Thursday by the Minnesota Minute Men, via Wild.com.

The 10 finalists are:

  • Jack Ahcan, Defenseman, Burnsville
  • Will Borgen, Defenseman, Moorhead
  • Dixon Bowen, Forward, East Grand Forks
  • Jacob Jaremko, Forward, Elk River
  • Dylan Malmquist, Forward, Edina
  • Jack Poehling, Forward, Lakeville North
  • Nick Poehling, Forward, Lakeville North
  • Jack Sadek, Defenseman, Lakeville North
  • Peter Tufto, Forward, St. Thomas Academy
  • Christiano Versich, Forward, St. Thomas Academy

The winner will be announced on Sunday, March 8 at the Grand Ballroom at RiverCentre. The Mr. Hockey Award is given to the best senior boys' hockey player in Minnesota, and is selected by a panel of NHL scouts, junior scouts and coaches and media members covering high school hockey around the state.

According to SB Nation, nine of the 10 players have committed to play Division 1 hockey. Ahcan, Borgen and both Poehlings are headed to St. Cloud State to play for Bob Motzko's Huskies. Bowen is going to North Dakota, Jaremko to Minnesota State, Versich to Colorado College, Malmquist to Notre Dame and Sadek to the Gophers. Tufto is the only one yet to commit.

Previous Mr. Hockey winners are:

  • Avery Peterson (2014)
  • Grant Besse (2013)
  • Justin Kloos (2012)
  • Kyle Rau (2011)
  • Nick Bjugstad (2010)
  • Nick Leddy (2009)
  • Aaron Ness (2008)
  • Ryan McDonagh (2007)
  • David Fischer (2006)
  • Brian Lee (2005)
  • Tom Gorowsky (2004)
  • Nate Dey (2003)
  • Gino Guyer (2002)
  • Marty Sertich (2001)
  • Paul Martin (2000)
  • Jeff Taffe (1999)
  • John Pohl (1998)
  • Aaron Miskovich (1997)
  • Dave Spehar (1996)
  • Erik Rasmussen (1995)
  • Mike Crowley (1994)
  • Nick Checco (1993)
  • Brian Bonin (1992)
  • Darby Hendrickson (1991)
  • Joe Dziedzic (1990)
  • Trent Klatt (1989)
  • Larry Olimb (1988)
  • Kris Miller (1987)
  • George Pelawa (1986)
  • Tom Chorske (1985)

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