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Minnesota, Notre Dame and Penn State Earn Three Stars

Robson named first star backstopping Gophers to win over No. 1 St. Cloud State on Sunday

 

First Star

Mat Robson, Minnesota

G – So. – Mississauga, Ontario

 

  • Backstopped the Gophers to a 2-0 win over No. 1 St. Cloud State on Sunday, making 34 saves on 34 shots for his first career shutout
  • Improved to 2-1-0 on the year with a .964 save percentage and a 1.01 GAA
  • Earns his second career weekly award
  • Last Minnesota honoree: Mat Robson (Third Star) on Jan. 3, 2018
  • Last Minnesota First Star honoree: Eric Schierhorn on Nov. 7, 2017

 

Second Star

Cale Morris, Notre Dame

G – So. – Larkspur, Colo.

 

  • Backstopped Notre Dame to a weekend sweep of Michigan, making 68 saves for a .971 save percentage as the Fighting Irish extended their nation-leading winning streak to 15 games
  • Stopped 35 of 36 shots faced in Friday’s 2-1 victory, including 14 in the third period
  • Turned aside 33 shots faced on Saturday
  • Earns his sixth career weekly award
  • Last Notre Dame honoree: Cale Morris (First Star) on Dec. 5, 2017

 

Third Star

Nate Sucese, Penn State

F – So. – Fairport, N.Y.

 

  • Led the Big Ten in goals (3) and shared the conference lead in points (4) to help the Nittany Lions go 1-0-1 against Wisconsin
  • Scored a career-high three goals, including the game-winner, as he registered the sixth hat trick in program history during a 5-1 victory over Wisconsin Friday night
  • Added an assist on the opening goal of Saturday’s contest during a 3-3 tie to extend his point-streak to four games (6-2-8)
  • Earns his third career weekly award and first of the season
  • Last Penn State honoree: Denis Smirnov (Second Star) on Dec. 12, 2017

 

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