Alex Biega Picked as New England All-Star

BOSTON—Harvard junior defenseman Alex Biega been named to the New England Division I Men’s Hockey All-Star team, the New England Hockey Writers announced Thursday.


Biega, who had previously been named to the All-Ivy League second team and All-ECAC Hockey third team, is one of four defensemen on the New England squad. They will be honored, along with the rest of the All-Stars and New England award-winners, at the New England Hockey Writers annual awards banquet Monday, April 13 at the Prince Restaurant in Saugus, Mass.


Biega led the Crimson with 16 assists and ranked second on the team with 20 points this season. He served as an assistant captain and skated on the team’s top defensive pair, as well as on the power play and penalty kill. Harvard had the top power play in the ECAC Hockey regular season, converting at a 19.2-percent rate.


The Montreal native tied for second in league scoring by defensemen with 16 points on three goals and 13 assists in ECAC games. Biega had a goal and eight assists and was a team-high +6 in the Crimson’s one-loss run through the final nine game of league play. He led Harvard at +8 for the season in ECAC Hockey play.


Admission to the awards dinner is available for $30 by contacting John Gruppo at (617) 373-7409.