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Michigan, Ohio State and Penn State Standouts Honored as Three Stars

Penn State’s Barratt earns first star after recording back-to-back multi-point games in weekend split against No. 16/- Michigan


First Star

Evan Barratt, Penn State

F – So. – Bristol, Pa.


  • Led the nation last weekend with four goals, while adding an assist, helping the Nittany Lions split the weekend against No. 16/- Michigan
  • Netted the opening goal, while adding an assist in Friday’s game
  • Registered his first career hat trick and the seventh in program history during a 7-6 victory on Saturday
  • Tied for the national points lead with 19 through the first 11 games of the season
  • Claims his first career weekly award
  • Last Penn State honorees: Nikita Pavlychev (First Star) and Alex Limoges (Second Star) on Nov. 13, 2018


Second Star

Jake Slaker, Michigan

F – Jr. – San Diego, Calif.


  • Recorded four points on two goals and two assists to help the Wolverines split the weekend at No. 5/5 Penn State
  • Netted a pair of goals in Michigan’s come-from-behind win on Friday, including the game-winner, and the primary assist on the first goal in the third period to start the comeback
  • Tallied a helper in Saturday’s contest
  • The Academic All-Big Ten honoree claims his third career weekly award and first since Oct. 24, 2017 (Second Star)
  • Last Michigan honoree: Josh Norris (Second Star) on Oct. 30, 2018


Third Star

Sean Romeo, Ohio State

G – Sr. – Cary, N.C.


  • Backstopped the Buckeyes to a 4-0 shutout against Wisconsin, his school-record third consecutive shutout as a starter
  • Turned aside eight shots in the first, 10 in the second and 14 in the third, with 12 saves coming on the penalty kill
  • Tied for the NCAA lead with a career-high three shutouts this season
  • Earns his seventh career weekly award and first since Nov. 5, 2018 (Second Star)
  • Last Ohio State honoree: Tommy Nappier (Third Star) on Nov. 13, 2018



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