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Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin Standouts Named Three Stars

Michigan’s Mann claims first star after backstopping Wolverines to weekend sweep at No. 14/14 Notre Dame


First Star

Strauss Mann, Michigan

G – So. – Greenwich, Conn. – Business Administration


  • Led the Wolverines to a weekend sweep at No. 14/14 Notre Dame, highlighted by Michigan’s first-ever shutout at Compton Family Ice Arena
  • Recorded his second shutout of the season on Friday, turning aside all 32 shots faced in the 3-0 victory
  • Finished the series with 57 saves and a 0.50 goals-against average to go along with a conference-leading .983 save percentage
  • Earns his second career weekly award
  • Last Michigan honoree: Strauss Mann (Second Star) on Dec. 10, 2019
  • Last Michigan First Star honoree: Nolan Moyle (First Star) on Feb. 26, 2019


Second Star

Roman Ahcan, Wisconsin

F – So. – Savage, Minn. – Personal Finance


  • Led the conference with three points on a trio of goals in Wisconsin’s weekend split against No. 8/7 Ohio State
  • Netted the then-tying goal on Friday to give him a +1 rating on the night
  • Recorded the second two-goal game of his career on Saturday to guide the Badgers to a 5-2 victory
  • Earns his first career weekly honor
  • Last Wisconsin honoree: Alex Turcotte (Second Star) on Nov. 12, 2019


Third Star

Jared Moe, Minnesota

G – Fr. – New Prague, Minn. – Undeclared


  • Backstopped the Gophers for nearly 100 minutes last weekend, helping Minnesota pick up three points in a series split at No. 20/- Michigan State
  • Stopped all 28 shots faced to record his first collegiate shutout on Saturday night, including a third period breakaway and a 5-on-3 opportunity for the Spartans to close out the second period
  • Made 42 saves on the weekend, posting a .977 save percentage and a 0.60 goals-against average to record Minnesota’s first shutout since Nov. 17, 2018 (Eric Schierhorn vs. St. Lawrence) and the first road shutout in over two years
  • Earns his first career weekly award
  • Last Minnesota honoree: Jack LaFontaine (Second Star) on Jan. 7, 2020



2019-20 Big Ten Hockey Three Stars


Oct. 15      

First Star: Tommy Nappier, Jr., G, OSU

Second Star: Cole Caufield, Fr., F, WIS

Third Star: Cole Hults, Jr., D, PSU


Oct. 22      

First Star: Daniel Lebedeff, So., G, WIS

Second Star: Sammy Walker, So., F, MINN

Third Star: Jack Becker, Jr., F, MICH


Oct. 29      

First Star: Mike O’Leary, Sr., F, ND

Second Star: Cal Burke, Sr., F, ND

Third Star: Wyatt Ege, Sr., D, OSU


Nov. 5       

First Star: Peyton Jones, Sr., G, PSU

Second Star: Tommy Nappier, Jr., G, OSU

Third Star: Cam Morrison, Sr., F, ND


Nov. 12     

First Star: Patrick Khodorenko, F, Sr., MSU

Second Star: Alex Turcotte, F, Fr., WIS

Third Star: Cale Morris, G, Sr., ND


Nov. 19     

First Star: John Lethemon, G, Sr., MSU

Second Star: Nate Sucese, F, Sr., PSU

Third Star: Evan Barratt, F, Jr., PSU


Nov. 26

First Star: Sam Saliba, F, Sr., MSU

Second Star: Tanner Laczynski, F, Sr., OSU

Third Star: Sam Sternschein, F, Jr., PSU


Dec. 3

First Star: Liam Folkes, F, Sr., PSU

Second Star: Evan Barratt, F, Jr., PSU

Third Star: Tommy Nappier, G, Jr., OSU


Dec. 10

First Star: John Lethemon, G, Sr., MSU

Second Star: Strauss Mann, G, So., MICH

Third Star: Tommy Nappier, G, Jr., OSU


Dec. 17

First Star: Cale Morris, G, Sr., ND

Second Star: John Lethemon, G, Sr., MSU

Third Star: Matt Hellickson, D, Jr., ND


Jan. 7

First Star: Cale Morris, G, Sr., ND

Second Star: Jack LaFontaine, G, Jr., MINN

Third Star: Tanner Laczynski, F, Sr., OSU


Jan. 14

First Star: Strauss Mann, G, So., MICH

Second Star: Roman Ahcan, F, So., WIS

Third Star: Jared Moe, G, Fr., MINN