Men’s Hockey: Aubrun earns All-New England honors

Tom Aubrun New England Hockey Writers Association

2019 New England Hockey Writers Assocation (NEHWA) All-Stars

BOSTON – Junior goalie Tom Aubrun (Chamonix, France) of the Norwich University men's ice hockey team was selected to the 2019 New England Division III All-Star team by the New England Hockey Writers Association (NEHWA) recently. 

Aubrun capped off a sensational junior season by being selected a New England All-Star, becoming the first men's hockey player since 2017 to earn the honor. 

Aubrub was also named an American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) East Region Third Team All-American at the 2019 NCAA Division III Men's Ice Hockey Championship Banquet. 

Aubrun completed one of the best single-season performances in the 100-plus year history of Norwich University men's ice hockey. In his first season as the starting goalie, Aubrun shined, ranking among the nation's leaders in many goaltending categories. 

Aubrun posted a 20-4-3 record (third) with a 1.70 goals against average (seventh), .929 save percentage (18th) and six shutouts (third), which all rank in the in the top 20 in the country in every category. 

Aubrun was named the New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) Co-Player of the Year and Goalie of the Year, marking the second straight year a NU goalie has won the league's top goalie honor after Braeden Ostepchuk won it last year. 

Aubrun won four NEHC Goalie of the Week awards this season and his six shutouts tie Ryan Klingensmith '10 for the most in a single-season in NU program history. 

Aubrun is the 47th All-American in NU men's hockey history and the first since William Pelletier '17 and Cody Smith '17 earned the honor in 2017. 

Norwich has had 21 players selected as NEHWA All-Stars since 2010, the most of any team in Division III. 

Norwich (23-5-3) finished as the national runner up, falling 3-2 in overtime to No. 1-ranked UW-Stevens Point at the K.B. Willett Arena in Stevens Point, Wis. on March 23 in the 2019 NCAA Division III National Championship game.