|O'Brien, led the NCHA in conference goals- against
average (1.60), save percentage (.931) and wins (14)
during the regular season. His overall record was 17-2-1
with three shutouts in 1,173 minutes.
On the national level, O'Brien's numbers ranked among
the best. His overall goals-against average of 1.59 was
tops in the nation through games of Feb. 16; his .932
save percentage and .875 winning percentage ranked fifth
and third, respectively. O'Brien also was an all-NCHA
pick last season.
Forwards Brandon Longley and Johan Ryd and defensemen
Mike Bernardy and Nick Tabisz also made the all-NCHA
team for St. Norbert, which won the league's
regular-season title and is the top seed for the
It is the fourth time Tabisz has been selected to the
all-league team. Bernardy also was picked last year, and
Longley and Ryd are first-time selections.
Green Knights senior forward Scott Pulak, a native of
Green Bay, is an honorable mention selection. Forward
Joe Perry and defenseman Reid Campbell are on the
The teams were selected by conference coaches.
Forwards: Talon Berlando, sr., UW-Superior; Justin
Faryna, so., UW-Superior; Branden Gay, sr., UW-Stout;
Brandon Longley, sr., St. Norbert; Johan Ryd, jr., St.
Norbert; Jordan Singer, so., UW-Eau Claire.
Defensemen: Mike Bernardy, sr., St. Norbert; Jeff
Forsythe, fr., UW-Superior; Nick Tabisz, sr., St.
Norbert; Bryce Wilcox, so., UW-Eau Claire.
Goalies: Tom Lescovich, so., UW-Stout; B.J. O'Brien,
sr., St. Norbert.
Player of the year: B.J. O'Brien, St. Norbert.
Coach of the year: Matt Loen, UW-Eau Claire.