Robertson Named Finalist for Best Defensive Defenseman Award
ALBANY, N.Y. – Senior Dennis Robertson (Fort St. John, BC) of the Brown men's hockey team has been named a finalist for the ECAC Best Defensive Defenseman award in a vote by the league's head coaches.
Robertson, a two-time team captain, put together another impressive all-around season for the Bears. He started 29 games on left defense and logged substantial minutes as one-half of the team's top defensive pairing, providing a stabilizing presence to a blue line that was plagued by injuries throughout the season.
He finished with 17 points on six goals and 11 assists, scoring all six goals in ECAC Hockey contests. He led the team with 55 blocked shots and finished with a +10 rating. Robertson was part large part of Brown special teams, playing on both the penalty kill and power-play units, and finished tied for the team-high with five power-play goals and a conference-high two game-winning goals.
In addition to Robertson, Dan Federico of Quinnipiac and Shayne Gostisbehere of Union were named finalists for the award.