Chris Fitz Gerald is a sportswriter for the Watertown Daily Times.
Chris has covered hockey over the course of three decades, with his past beats including Union College of the ECAC and the Albany River Rats of the AHL, as well coverage of the Stanley Cup Finals (2003), the NCAA Frozen Four (2001) and several NCAA Regionals and ECAC Tournaments.
After breaking in as a part-time writer at The Record in Troy, N.Y., in 1990, Chris worked at The Daily Editor in Cobleskill, N.Y., from 1992-94, before returning to The Record, where he served as a sportswriter from 1994-2010 and as a news reporter for a year. After working at the Glens Falls Post-Star as a news copy editor, Chris joined the Watertown Daily Times staff in May 2012.
A native of Scotia, N.Y., Chris is a graduate of the State University of New York's College at Brockport, where he majored in journalism and minored in history.
St. Lawrence Universitys Greg Carey was selected as an All-American for the second consecutive season garnering first-team honors, which was announced on Friday by the American Hockey Coaches Association.
Carey, one of three Hobey Baker Award finalists, and the first Saints player to be a finalist for the prestigious award, was in attendance for the announcement of the award Friday evening in Philadelphia. Johhny Gaudreau of Boston College was announced as winner of the Hobey Baker Award.
St. Lawrences first two-time All-American since 1998 and the programs seventh overall, Carey was also honored as ECAC co-Player of the Year, was named to the Senior CLASS Award All America first team, was named a College Hockey News All Star and finished as back-to-back ECAC league and overall scoring champion.
Carey, who led the nation in goals (28) as a junior and ranks second in the country in assists (39) as a senior, finishes third in the nation in scoring this campaign with 57 (18-39) points.
St. Lawrence University senior Greg Carey has been selected as a top three Hobey Baker Award finalist the first in school history.
The high-scoring forward was chosen as a Hobey Baker Hat Trick finalist for college hockeys prestigious honor a year after he finished in the top 10 in Hobey Baker voting as a junior.
Last year, Carey led the nation in goals and this year he sits second in the nation in assists (39), third in points (57) and first in power-play points (31).
He led the Saints in scoring for four straight years and repeated as ECAC Hockey scoring champion this season. Carey was named the conferences co-player of the year and was a finalist for student-athlete of the year in the ECAC.
Johnny Gadreau of Boston College and Nic Dowd of St. Cloud State are also finalists for the award.
The Hobey Baker Award winner will be announced on Friday, April 11.