Minnesota, Ohio State and Wisconsin Standouts Honored as Three Stars

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Wisconsin’s Dhooghe earns first star after tying for the Big Ten points lead, including an overtime game-winning goal on Friday

First Star

Sean Dhooghe, Wisconsin

F – So. – Aurora, Ill.

Tied for the Big Ten points lead last weekend with four points in the Badgers’ weekend sweep of Michigan

Scored the overtime game-winning goal with less than 27 seconds left on Friday to give Wisconsin its first overtime win since Feb. 4, 2017, after scoring his team-leading seventh power-play tally in the game

Added an assist on Saturday’s game-tying goal with 1:07 left in regulation that sent the game to overtime in a 5-4 OT victory

Earns his third career weekly award and first since Dec. 11, 2018 (First Star)

Last Wisconsin honoree: Sean Dhooghe (First Star) on Dec. 11, 2018

Second Star

Brent Gates Jr., Minnesota

F – Sr. – Grand Rapids, Mich.

Tied for the Big Ten lead with four points over the weekend as the Gophers closed out the regular season with a sweep of No. 12/11 Arizona State at 3M Arena at Mariucci

Scored a power-play goal and assisted on an even-strength tally of Friday’s 5-1 win over the Sun Devils before picking up two assists in Saturday’s 5-2 victory

After picking up their first home sweep of the season, the Gophers have recorded a sweep on home ice in every season since 1977-78

The two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree claims his fourth career weekly award and first since Jan. 8, 2019 (Second Star)

Last Minnesota honoree: Mat Robson (Third Star) on Feb. 26, 2019

Third Star

Tanner Laczynski, Ohio State

F – Jr. – Shorewood, Ill.

Tied for the Big Ten points lead with four on a goal and a trio of assists, as the Buckeyes split the final weekend of the regular season with Michigan State

Recorded two assists on Friday with a +3 rating, setting up Matt Miller’s game-winner at 13:48 of the second, before assisting on Freddy Gerard’s tally that put the Buckeyes up by two later that period

Assisted on Wyatt Ege’s power-play goal that tied the game at 1-1 and then scored an extra attacker goal at 17:13 of the third to make it a one-goal game on Saturday

The Academic All-Big Ten honoree claims his sixth career weekly award and first since Jan. 22, 2019 (Third Star)

Last Ohio State honoree: Matt Miller (Third Star) on Feb. 12, 2019

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