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Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin Earn Three Stars

Lavigne named first star after leading Wolverines to weekend sweep of No. 12/12 Penn State

 

First Star

Hayden Lavigne, Michigan

G – So. – Brampton, Ont.

 

  • Backstopped Michigan to a weekend sweep of No. 12/12 Penn State, making 77 saves for a .975 save percentage
  • Recorded 34 saves in a 4-0 shutout on Friday, which marked only the second time the Nittany Lions had been held scoreless this year
  • Registered a career-high 43 saves in the Wolverines’ 3-2 win on Saturday, with both goals being scored with an extra attacker on the ice
  • Earns his second career weekly award and first of the season
  • Last Michigan honoree: Brendan Warren (First Star) on Jan. 16, 2018

 

Second Star

Jack Berry, Wisconsin

G – So. – Holly, Mich.

 

  • Turned aside all 40 shots faced for his third career shutout to help the Badgers hand No. 1/1 Notre Dame its first conference loss of the season at the United Center in Chicago on Sunday
  • The 40 saves equal the sixth-highest save total for a Badger goaltender in a shutout in school history
  • It was the first shutout of Notre Dame since Nov. 26, 2016
  • Improved to 4-3-0 on the season with a 2.32 goals-against average and .919 save percentage
  • Earns his third career weekly award and second of the season
  • Last Wisconsin honoree: Jack Berry (Third Star) on Dec. 5, 2017

 

Third Star

Brent Gates Jr., Minnesota

F – Jr. – Grand Rapids, Mich.

 

  • Paced the Big Ten with four points on the weekend, leading the Gophers to a weekend sweep of Michigan State
  • Recorded his first career multi-assist game with a pair of helpers on Thursday in East Lansing, Mich.
  • Factored into both goals on Saturday at Madison Square Garden in his 100th career game, with an assist to open the night and the game-winning goal with 3:29 left in the third
  • Pushed his point total to 19, just two points shy of his career high, and assist total to a career-best 11
  • The Academic All-Big Ten honoree earns his second career weekly award and first of the season
  • Last Minnesota honoree: Mat Robson (First Star) on Jan. 9, 2018

 

2017-18 Big Ten Hockey Three Stars

Oct. 3

First Star: Linus Weissbach, Fr., F, WIS

Second Star: Will Johnson, Jr., F, WIS

Third Star: Trent Frederic, So., F, WIS

 

Oct. 10

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

Second Star: Jake Evans, Sr., F, ND

Third Star: Jordan Gross, Sr., D, ND

 

Oct. 17

First Star: Kyle Hayton, Sr., G, WIS

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

Third Star: Brannon McManus, Fr., F, MINN

 

Oct. 24

First Star: Mitchell Lewandowski, Fr., F, MSU

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

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

 

Oct. 31

First Star: Eric Schierhorn, Jr., G, MINN

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

Third Star: Jake Evans, Sr., F, ND

 

Nov. 7

First Star: Eric Schierhorn, Jr., G, MINN
Second Star: Cale Morris, So., G, ND
Third Star: Cooper Marody, Jr., F, MICH

 

Nov. 14

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

Second Star: Tony Calderone, Sr., F, MICH

Third Star: Mitchell Lewandowski, Fr., F, MSU

 

Nov. 21

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

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

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

 

Nov. 28

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

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

Third Star: Seamus Malone, Jr., F, WIS

 

Dec. 5

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

Second Star: Andrew Sturtz, Jr., F, PSU

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

 

Dec. 12

First Star: Sean Romeo, Jr., G, OSU

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

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

 

Jan. 3

First Star: Cooper Marody, Jr., F, MICH

Second Star: Matthew Weis, Sr., F, OSU

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

 

Jan. 9

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

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

Third Star: Nate Sucese, So., F, PSU

 

Jan. 16

First Star: Brendan Warren, Jr., F MICH

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

Third Star: Mitchell Lewandowski, Fr., F, MSU

 

Jan. 23

First Star: Hayden Lavigne, So., G, MICH

Second Star: Jack Berry, So., G, WIS

Third Star: Brent Gates Jr., Jr., F, MINN