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Cale Makar - 2019 Hobey Baker Hat Trick

University of Massachusetts Amherst
Sophomore, Defense
Calgary, Alberta

No stranger to accruing points, Cale Makar (mah-Car) is tied with Fox for third in the nation in scoring and he still has the NCAA Frozen Four to go. An elite skating, offensive-minded blue-liner, he is also tied for third in the country in assists and was named Hockey East Player of the Year. A unanimous First Team Hockey East selection, he helped UMass to two firsts: Hockey East regular season champs and a number one national ranking. Makar is the first defenseman in twenty years to lead the conference in scoring.

  • Has 16 goals, 32 assists for 48 points in 39 games - his plus-minus of +32 is third in the nation – assistant captain – is seventh in the nation in pts per game at 1.23
  • Colorado draft (4th overall) – won gold medal at 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship
  • Sport Management major – is active in a variety of UMass community events