UMD’s Ben Steeves named to Rookie of the Year watch list

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On Monday, Ben Steeves was named to the Tim Taylor Rookie of the Year watch list. It’s an award that’s been given annually to the top Division I Men’s Hockey Rookie since the 2006-2007 season.

Steeves is one of 27 up for the award, and the winner will be announced during the Men’s Frozen Four in April.

He is currently first on the Bulldogs roster with 22 points and 17 goals and leads the nation in power play goals with 10.

Steeves is from Bedford, New Hampshire.

Also named to the watch list is Bemidji State University Men’s Hockey freshman Lleyton Roed. Roed is from White Bear Lake, Minn. Roed is a four-time CCHA Rookie of the Week honoree this season and was named the CCHA Rookie of the Month for January.