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

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

Minnesota’s Pitlick earns first star after tying for the conference lead with five points last weekend 

 

First Star

Rem Pitlick, Minnesota

F – Jr. – Plymouth, Minn.

  • Led the Big Ten with five points on two goals and three assists in Minnesota’s series split with Michigan
  • Gave Minnesota the first lead of the game on Friday, finding the back of the net on a power play
  • Picked up his fourth-straight multi-point game on Saturday, while setting a new single-season career high for points with 33 to tie for sixth nationally in scoring
  • The Academic All-Big Ten honoree earns his second career weekly award and first since Feb. 21, 2017 (First Star)
  • Last Minnesota honoree: Tyler Sheehy (First Star) on Jan. 29, 2019

 

Second Star

Taro Hirose, Michigan State

F – Jr. – Calgary, Alberta – Accounting

 

  • Tied for second in the Big Ten with four points last weekend to help the Spartans go 1-0-1 against Wisconsin
  • Had four points, including his ninth three-point game of the year in the Spartans’ 4-1 win on Friday
  • Scored the following night in the 2-2 tie to extend his point streak to a career best eight games
  • The Academic All-Big Ten honoree claims his fourth career weekly award and first since Jan. 15, 2019 (Third Star)
  • Last Michigan State honoree: Mitchell Lewandowski (Second Star) on Jan. 22, 2019

 

Third Star

Tommy Nappier, Ohio State

G – So. – St. Louis, Mo.

 

  • Backstopped the Buckeyes to a 2-0 shutout against No. 11/13 Notre Dame last Saturday, his fourth shutout of the year
  • Turned aside 30 shots on the evening, including 15 saves in the second period and nine in the third to preserve the shutout
  • Ranks second in the nation in both goals-against average (1.64) and save percentage (.945)
  • Earns his fourth career weekly award and his first since Jan. 8, 2019 (Third Star)
  • Last Ohio State honoree: Tanner Laczynski (Third Star) on Jan. 22, 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

 

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