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UMD's Connolly wins Hobey Baker Award

Minnesota-Duluth's Jack Connolly was named the Hobey Baker Memorial award winner on Friday. The Bulldogs' senior center is the fifth player in UMD history to win the award. The next closest school is Minnesota with four players taking the honor.
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Minnesota-Duluth's Jack Connolly was named the Hobey Baker Memorial award winner on Friday. The Bulldogs' senior center is the fifth player in UMD history to win the award. The next closest school is Minnesota with four players taking the honor.

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