While Canadians and New Englanders fill up the Patty Kazmaier Award watch list, New York natives are also soaring this season in NCAA women’s hockey.
Buffalo native Maureen Murphy has surged this season with Providence College, leading one of the strongest teams in Hockey East.
"I couldn’t do it without my teammates or coaching staff, which is so supportive," Murphy said. "I have a lot of points, but at the end of the day, it’s because they’re giving me the puck. It’s not just me."