5 finalists named for LPH goalie of the year award

Carroll Goalie School one of sponsors of this year’s award

MINNEAPOLIS ­­— Let’s Play Hockey newspaper has named the five finalists for the 2012 Let’s Play Hockey Senior Goalie of the Year Award, presented to the top senior girls’ high school hockey goaltender in Minnesota.

The finalists combine for a 1.32 goals-against average, a .941 save and a grade-point average of 3.61. The five finalists for the Let’s Play Hockey Senior Goalie of the Year Award are as follows, in alphabetical order (statistics through the end of the regular season):

Semifinalist                 School                       W-L-T         GAA         SV%         SO         College

Erika Allen                  Roseville Area         16-2-1         0.91         .956         9         Bethel

Madeleine Dahl         Edina                         15-4-6         1.57         .925         4         Union

Madison Denny         Andover                    15-8-0         1.27         .945         5         TBD

Gillian McDonald      Irondale                    18-4-2       1.29           .933        7         UW-River Falls

Taylor Neisen             Breck                         18-2-1       1.56           .945        5               TBD

The winner will be announced at the Ms. Hockey Awards Banquet on Sunday, Feb. 26, at 11:30 a.m., at the St. Paul RiverCentre. The Senior Goalie of the Year Award is sponsored by The Carroll Goalie School, Let’s Play Hockey, the Minnesota Wild, Shock Doctor and DCS Image.