Hobey Baker to Hockeytown?

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Two Red Wings’ draft picks have been selected as finalists for the 2010 Hobey Baker Award honoring college hockey’s top player.

Maine forward Gustav Nyquist and Wisconsin defenseman Brendan Smith are among 10 student-athletes that are finalists for the award.  

Nyquist, a sophomore, is on the dean’s list majoring in finance, and Smith, a junior, topped the WCHA in goals and assists by a defensemen.  Not bad, boys.

The “Hobey Hat Trick” of three finalists will be announced on March 31, and the Hobey Baker Award winner will be announced April 9 from Detroit’s Ford Field, during the Frozen Four.