Warroad's Hampton Slukynsky wins 2023 Frank Brimsek award
Slukynsky, a senior captain, earned a .941 save percentage this season with a 1.47 goals against average. He helped backstop Warroad to two runner-up finishes in Class A.
ST. PAUL — Warroad senior goaltender Hampton Slukynsky has won the 2023 Frank Brimsek award, which is given out annually to the top senior goaltender in the state of Minnesota.
Slukynsky, a captain for Warroad, posted a .941 save percentage this season alongside a 1.47 goals-against-average. He earned nine shutouts in 2022-23, and has 20 over his three seasons on varsity. He helped backstop Warroad to two runner-up finishes in Class A in 2023 and 2022.
The senior netminder has competed in the Upper Midwest High School Elite League and is committed to play Division I hockey at Northern Michigan University, which is the same school that his older brother Grant is committed to. Slukynsky was also a part of the 2022 USA Hlinka Gretzky Cup squad that competed in Red Deer, Alberta.
Below is a list of the most recent winners of the award.
- 2022: Ben Dardis, Mahtomedi
- 2021: Jack Wieneke, Maple Grove
- 2020: Hudson Hodges, Moorhead
- 2019: Charlie Glockner, Minnetonka (Northern Michigan)
- 2018: Atticus Kelly, St. Thomas Academy (Endicott College)