Hurricanes prospect Jamie McBain has been named one of the 10 finalists for the 2009 Hobey Baker Award given to the nation's top college hockey player.
A junior defenseman at Wisconsin, McBain was named WCHA player of year. He has 36 points in 38 games (7 goals, 29 assists) — second in the nation in points by a defenseman. McBain has 24 of power-play points, fourth-best in the country.
The three finalists will be named April 2 and the Hobey Baker Award winner April 10 during the NCAA Frozen Four.