The Hockey East Association is widely regarded as the most competitive league in college hockey.
Containing the likes of perennial NCAA championship contender Boston College, as well as a slew of other talented teams like Northeastern, Providence and UMass Lowell, it’s not surprising that Hockey East produces many talented players that go on to continue their careers in the NHL.
Some of the most talented players to leave Hockey East and see time in the NHL are goaltenders. Cory Schneider and Rick DiPietro are two recognizable names that didn’t even make the list of the top five goaltenders to play in both Hockey East and the NHL.
While every player in the top five is distinguishable, do you know what college team they played for? Find out by clicking the link to the gallery below.