Minnesota and Wisconsin Standouts Named Three Stars

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Minnesota and Wisconsin Standouts Named Three Stars
Badgers’ Cameron Hughes earns first star after registering the game-winning overtime goal at Madison Square Garden on Saturday

First Star
Cameron Hughes, Wisconsin
F – Jr. – Edmonton, Alberta
• Tied for the Big Ten lead with three points, including a goal and two assists, as the Badgers swept Ohio State over the weekend
• Netted the game-winning overtime goal at Madison Square Garden
• Registered the lone and primary assist on the game-winning goal Thursday at Ohio State
• He is on a career-high six-game point streak, scoring three goals and registering four assists for seven points
• Earns his second career weekly award and first of the season
• Last Wisconsin honorees: Seamus Malone (First Star) and Luke Kunin (Third Star) on Jan. 10, 2017

Second Star
Matthew Freytag, Wisconsin
F – So. – Wayzata, Minn.
• Netted the game-winning goal on Thursday night at Ohio State, scoring 8:46 into the first period to give the Badgers a 2-0 lead
• Registered a goal on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden to give Wisconsin a 2-0 edge in the third period
• Led the conference with nine shots on the weekend
• Earns his first career weekly award
• Last Wisconsin honorees: Seamus Malone (First Star) and Luke Kunin (Third Star) on Jan. 10, 2017

Third Star
Eric Schierhorn, Minnesota
G – So. – Anchorage, Alaska
• Stopped all 25 shots faced Saturday night against Bemidji State for his fourth shutout of the season and the lone league shutout of the weekend
• Made 51 saves on the weekend for a .944 save percentage and a 1.52 goals-against average
• Earns his fifth career weekly award and second of the season
• Last Minnesota honoree: Vinni Lettieri (Second Star) on Jan. 17, 2017

2016-17 Big Ten Hockey Three Stars

Oct. 11 First Star: Tyler Sheehy, So., F, MINN
Second Star: Hayden Lavigne, Fr., G, MICH
Third Star: Corbin McGuire, Sr., D, WIS

Oct. 18 First Star: Jake Slaker, Fr., F, MICH
Second Star: Trent Frederic, Fr., F, WIS
Third Star: Peyton Jones, Fr., G, PSU

Oct. 25 First Star: Peyton Jones, Fr., G, PSU
Second Star: Nick Schilkey, Sr., F, OSU
Third Star: Will Lockwood, Fr., F, MICH

Nov. 1 First Star: Matthew Weis, Jr., F, OSU
Second Star: Luke Kunin, So., F, WIS
Third Star: Tommy Parran, So., D, OSU

Nov. 8 First Star: Tommy Novak, So., F, MINN
Second Star: Denis Smirnov, Fr., F, PSU
Third Star: Mike Szmatula, Jr., F, MINN

Nov. 15 First Star: Nick Schilkey, Sr., F, OSU
Second Star: David Gust, Sr., F, OSU
Third Star: Nate Sucese, Fr., F, PSU

Nov. 22 First Star: Denis Smirnov, Fr., F, PSU
Second Star: Matt Tomkins, Sr., G, OSU
Third Star: Tanner Laczynski, Fr., F, OSU

Nov. 29 First Star: Jerad Rosburg, Fr., D, MSU
Second Star: Vinni Lettieri, Sr., F, MINN
Third Star: Grant Besse, Sr., F, WIS

Dec. 6 First Star: Peyton Jones, Fr., G, PSU
Second Star: Tyler Sheehy, So., F, MINN
Third Star: Denis Smirnov, Fr., F, PSU

Dec. 13 First Star: Justin Kloos, Sr., F, MINN
Second Star: Luke Kunin, So., F, WIS
Third Star: Tyler Sheehy, So., F, MINN

Jan. 3 First Star: Eric Schierhorn, So., G, MINN
Second Star: Justin Kloos, Sr., F, MINN
Third Star: Brent Gates Jr., So., F, MINN

Jan. 10 First Star: Seamus Malone, So., F, WIS
Second Star: Christian Frey, Sr., G, OSU
Third Star: Luke Kunin, So., F, WIS

Jan. 17 First Star: Chase Berger, So., F, PSU
Second Star: Vinni Lettieri, Sr., F, MINN
Third Star: Christian Frey, Sr., G, OSU

Jan. 24 First Star: Mason Jobst, So., F, OSU
Second Star: Ed Minney, Jr., G, MSU
Third Star: Christian Frey, Sr., G, OSU

Jan. 31 First Star: Cameron Hughes, Jr., F, WIS
Second Star: Matthew Freytag, So., F, WIS
Third Star: Eric Schierhorn, So., G, MINN

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