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Michigan State Sweeps Three Stars Honors

DeRidder backstopped the Spartans to a 1-0-1 weekend at No. 16 Notre Dame to earn First Star accolades

First Star

Drew DeRidder, Michigan State

G – Jr. – Fenton, Mich. – Applied Engineering Sciences

 

  • Made 89 saves, posted a 1.91 GAA and a .957 save percentage to help the Spartans go 1-0-1 at No. 16 Notre Dame
  • Made 47 stops in a 1-1 tie on Saturday, including 19 saves in the third period, before stopping 42 shots in the Spartans’ 4-3 OT win on Sunday
  • A total of 25 of his stops came on Notre Dame power plays, as the Spartans killed all eight Irish power plays on the weekend
  • Earns his third career weekly award and second of the season
  • Last Michigan State honoree: Drew DeRidder (Second Star) on Nov. 25, 2020
  • Last Michigan State First Star honoree: John Lethemon on Jan. 21, 2020

 

Second Star

Tommy Miller, Michigan State

D – Sr. – West Bloomfield, Mich. Packaging

 

  • Recorded two points on the weekend to help Michigan State go 1-0-1 at Notre Dame
  • Scored the game-winning overtime goal on Sunday and added an assist on the tying goal with 22.9 seconds to play in the third period
  • Led the conference with 10 blocked shots on the weekend
  • Claims his first career weekly honor
  • Last Michigan State honoree: Drew DeRidder (Second Star) on Nov. 25, 2020

 

Third Star

Tommy Apap, Michigan State

F – Sr. – Bloomfield Hills, Mich. – Management

 

  • Found the back of the net in both games to help Michigan State go 1-0-1 at No. 16 Notre Dame
  • Scored the Spartans’ lone goal in the 1-1 tie on Saturday, before tying the game off a deflection with 22.9 seconds to play in the third period on Sunday
  • Paced the conference in points (2), goals per game (1.00) and plus-minus (+2) over the weekend
  • Claims his first career weekly honor
  • Last Michigan State honoree: Drew DeRidder (Second Star) on Nov. 25, 2020

 

2020-21 Big Ten Hockey Three Stars

 

Nov. 17     

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

Second Star: Robbie Beydoun, Sr., G, WIS

Third Star: Kent Johnson, Fr., F, MICH

 

Nov. 25     

First Star: Cole Caufield, So., F, WIS

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

Third Star: Thomas Bordeleau, Fr., F, MICH

 

Dec. 1        

First Star: Ryan Bischel, So., G, ND

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

Third Star: Tavis Treloar, Fr., F, OSU

 

Dec. 8        

First Star: Scott Reedy, Sr., F, MINN

Second Star: Cameron Rowe, Fr., G, WIS

Third Star: Jack LaFontaine, Sr., G, MINN

 

Dec. 15     

First Star: Jack LaFontaine, Sr., G, MINN

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

Third Star: Ben Meyers, So., F, MINN

 

Dec. 23   

First Star: Drew DeRidder, Jr., G, MSU

Second Star: Tommy Miller,  Sr., D, MSU

Third Star: Tommy Apap, Sr., F, MSU