Union Goaltender Troy Grosenick Named Finalist For Ken Dryden Award
Sophomore goaltender Troy Grosenick was named one of three finalists for ECAC Hockey's Ken Dryden Award as Goaltender of the Year, the league announced on Monday. Andy Iles of Cornell and Paul Karpowich of Clarkson joined Grosenick as the three finalists for the award.
Grosenick (11-3-1), who entered the season with just one career start, is in the midst of a stellar campaign for the Dutchmen. In his first year as a starter. Grosenick ranked first in conference action in goals-against average (1.60); save percentage (.940); and win percentage (.767). At 18-5-3, Grosenick, who has started 28 of 36 games, is third in the nation in goals-against average (1.66); save percentage (.963); and goals against average with a 1.66 mark and is third in the country in save percentage (.937). His five shutouts on the season matches Kris Mayotte '06 for the single-season school record.
Grosenick is on pace to shatter school single-season goals-against average and save percentage records established by Keith Kinkaid (2010-11) and Trevor Koenig (1996-1997), respectively. Kinkaid won the Ken Dryden Award last season, and Koenig took home Goaltender of the Year honors in 1997.
The preceding information was provided by Jeffrey Weinstein, Assistant Sports Information Director for Union College Athletics.