The most dominating freshman in 2018-2019 NCAA hockey has been the Mizzou Tigers.
They’ve had four players from each conference win the Hermann Trophy as the nation’s best freshman player.
This season, they have six.
They are the top-rated freshman in college hockey this season with four national-championship honours.
They are the best freshman team in the nation with a plus-24 point differential, which is tied for fourth nationally.
Mizzou has won four NCAA titles and eight regular-season national titles.
They won the 2019 NCAA Tournament, and they have made the NCAA Tournament every year since 2007.
They’re the first freshman team to win the Heisman Trophy and have a Heisman Trophy winner on their roster.
They have four Heisman Trophy winners on their team, including two first-round picks in this year’s class, quarterback DeShaun Watson and defensive end Dante Fowler.
They also have two first round picks from the 2018 NBA Draft.
They had three second-round selections and a third-round selection in this past year’s draft.
The Tigers have two national-best freshman scorers in Watson and Fowler.
Watson has scored a school-record 29 points and Fowler has scored 20.
Watson is the best pure scorer in the NCAA with a career-high 25.5 points per game.
The next-best pure scorer is freshman defenseman DeShawn McNeil, who is second on the team with 19 points per contest.
He has seven assists and six blocked shots.
They lead the NCAA in total blocks with 24.
McNeil has a double-double this season, with 19 goals and 12 assists.
He is the nation lead in goals scored with 18.
He leads the Tigers in assists with 16.
McNeilly is the Tigers’ best shot blocker, too.
He ranks second in the country with a +1.5 rating.
The Tigers are fourth in the conference in blocked shots, averaging 3.8 per game to go along with the nation high of 22.8.
They’ve also been great defensively, too, which leads the conference.
They rank fourth in scoring with 30.7 points per-game.
They rank second in blocked shot percentage (50.3), third in scoring defense (27.3) and fourth in power-play goals (6).
McNeille has played in all 64 games this season.
He had 11 points (one goal, six assists), five rebounds and three blocked shots in the first half of the season.
He has played on defense most of the year, and the Tigers have been a top-five team in goals allowed (1.82 per game), points allowed (4.17 per game) and points scored (25.8).
The Tigers had five players earn national-college all-tournament honors, including the NCAA’s first all-conference defensive player, center Josh Salk.
They led the nation in scoring and blocked shots with 20.
McKenzie’s season started off slow, but he’s been one of the Tigers most consistent performers this season for the first time since he was drafted in the second round of the 2016 NHL Draft.
He was named to the All-America First Team, and he was named a first-team All-SEC selection.
McKinley leads the nation among freshmen in scoring (16.5), points (20.7), assists (13.3).
He is tied with sophomore goaltender Zach Stauskas for the team lead with 14 wins.
McLeod leads the team in points per attempt (3.15), second in goals per game (3:03) and third in shutouts (0:59).
He leads Mizzowas defensemen with two shutouts.
McClure led the Tigers with nine goals in 18 games and has scored six of those.
He also had six points (two goals, one assist) and three penalty minutes in the Big 12 tournament.
McCoy, who led Mizzo to its first NCAA championship since 2013, leads the country in scoring.
He scored 12 points (three goals, five assists) in 18 NCAA games.
McHugh leads Mazzos freshman defensemen in scoring, assists, plus/minus, blocks, shots and goals against average.
He and McCray have played in 54 games this year.
McIlvaine has scored two goals and four assists this season and leads Mzildrzynski with a team-high 10 assists.
McMahon is tied in scoring at 15 points per night.
He’s tied for the nation leading in assists, third in points, and is second in power play goals and goals allowed.
McMartin, who was drafted by the Capitals in the third round of last year’s NHL Draft, is second nationally with 12 points.
He led Mzoldrzynski in scoring last season and has seven goals and eight assists this year, making him the top scorer in his conference.
McNulty is second among Mizzos defense