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Michigan, Minnesota and Penn State Standouts Honored as Three Stars

Michigan’s Moyle earns first star after tallying game-winning and game-tying goals in series against No. 6/5 Ohio State

 

First Star

Nolan Moyle, Michigan

F – Fr. – Briarcliff Manor, N.Y.

  • Recorded three points on the weekend, including a game-winning goal, to help the Wolverines go 1-0-1 against No. 6/5 Ohio State
  • Scored a pair of goals, including the game-winner, in Friday’s come-from-behind 4-2 victory
  • Netted the game-tying goal midway through the third period on Saturday to send the game to overtime
  • Earns his first career weekly award
  • Last Michigan First Star honoree: Hayden Lavigne on Feb. 20, 2018
  • Last Michigan honoree: Will Lockwood (Second Star) on Feb. 12, 2019

 

 

Second Star

Denis Smirnov, Penn State

F – Jr. – Moscow, Russia

 

  • Tied his career-high with four points on two goals and a pair of assists during a weekend split against Wisconsin
  • Recorded his first multi-goal and multi-point game of the season in Friday’s 8-2 victory
  • His second goal of the night proved to be the game-winner
  • Academic All-Big Ten honoree claims his seventh career weekly award and first since Dec. 12, 2017 (Second Star)
  • Last Penn State honoree: Chase Berger (First Star) on Feb. 12, 2019

 

Third Star

Mat Robson, Minnesota

G – Jr. – Mississauga, Ontario

 

  • Led the Big Ten in save percentage (.931) and goals-against average (2.02) over the weekend to help Minnesota split the weekend series against No. 16/- Notre Dame and claim home ice for the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals
  • Stopped 54 of 58 shots he faced, making 28 saves in Friday’s 3-2 loss to the Irish before stopping 26 of 27 in Saturday’s 2-1 win to clinch home ice
  • Shares the Big Ten lead with 10 conference victories this season and ranks third with a .922 save percentage
  • Claims his sixth career weekly award and his first since Jan. 15, 2019 (First Star)
  • Last Minnesota honorees: Nathan Burke (First Star) and Scott Reedy (Third Star) on Feb. 19, 2019

 

 

2018-19 Big Ten Hockey Three Stars

Oct. 9

First Star: Clayton Phillips, So., D, MINN

Second Star: Brannon McManus, So., F, MINN

Third Star: Sampo Ranta, Fr., F, MINN

 

Oct. 16

First Star: Joe Wegwerth, Sr., F, ND

Second Star: Brandon Biro, Jr., F, PSU

Third Star: Jack Berry, Jr., G, WIS

 

Oct. 23

First Star: Bobby Nardella, Sr., D, ND

Second Star: Sean Dhooghe, So., F, WIS

Third Star: Cal Burke, Jr., F, ND

 

Oct. 30

First Star: Taro Hirose, Jr., F, MSU

Second Star: Josh Norris, So., F, MICH

Third Star: Peyton Jones, Jr., G, PSU

 

Nov. 5

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

Second Star: Sean Romeo, Sr., G, OSU

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

 

Nov. 13

First Star: Nikita Pavlychev, Jr., F, PSU

Second Star: Alex Limoges, So., F, PSU

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

 

Nov. 20

First Star: Evan Barratt, So., F, PSU

Second Star: Jake Slaker, Jr., F, MICH

Third Star: Sean Romeo, Sr., G, OSU

 

Nov. 27

First Star: Tyler Sheehy, Sr., F, MINN

Second Star: Taro Hirose, Jr., F, MSU

Third Star: Jack Berry, Jr., G, WIS

 

Dec. 4

First Star: K’Andre Miller, Fr., D, WIS

Second Star: Drew DeRidder, Fr., G, MSU

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

 

Dec. 11

First Star: Sean Dhooghe, So., F, WIS

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

Third Star: Peyton Jones, Jr., G, PSU

 

Dec. 18

First Star: Kris Myllari, Jr., D, PSU

Second Star: Alec Marsh, Sr., F, PSU

Third Star: Brandon Biro, Jr., F, PSU

 

Jan. 3

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

Second Star: Sasha Larocque, Sr., D, OSU

Third Star: Scott Reedy, So., F, MINN

 

Jan. 8

First Star: Mason Jobst, Sr., F, OSU

Second Star: Brent Gates Jr., Sr., F, MINN

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

 

Jan. 15

First Star: Mat Robson, Jr., G, MINN

Second Star: Blake McLaughlin, Fr., F, MINN

Third Star: Taro Hirose, Jr., F, MSU

 

Jan. 22

First Star: Michael Graham, Fr., F, ND

Second Star: Mitchell Lewandowski, So., F, MSU

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

 

Jan. 29

First Star: Tyler Sheehy, Sr., F, MINN

Second Star: Cale Morris, Jr., G, ND

Third Star: Peyton Jones, Jr., G, PSU

 

Feb. 5

First Star: Rem Pitlick, Jr., F, MINN

Second Star: Taro Hirose, Jr., F, MSU

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

 

Feb. 12

First Star: Chase Berger, Sr., F, PSU

Second Star: Will Lockwood, Jr., F, MICH

Third Star: Matt Miller, Jr., D, OSU

 

Feb. 19

First Star: Nathan Burke, Fr., F, MINN

Second Star: Michael Graham, Fr., F, ND

Third Star: Scott Reedy, So., F, MINN

 

Feb. 26

First Star: Nolan Moyle, Fr., F, MICH

Second Star: Denis Smirnov, Jr., F, PSU

Third Star: Mat Robson, Jr., G, MINN