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Notre Dame, Ohio State and Wisconsin Earn Three Stars

Morris named first star after backstopping Fighting Irish to a weekend sweep of Minnesota

 

First Star

Cale Morris, Notre Dame

G – So. – Larkspur, Colo.

 

  • Backstopped the Fighting Irish to a weekend sweep of No. 6/6 Minnesota, making 84 saves for a .977 save percentage as the Fighting Irish extended their nation-leading winning streak to nine games
  • Turned aside all 44 shots faced on Friday for his third shutout in his last five contests
  • Stopped 40 of 42 shots faced in Saturday’s 5-2 victory, with Minnesota’s two goals coming on the power play
  • Earns his fourth career weekly award and third in as many weeks
  • Last Notre Dame honoree: Cale Morris (First Star) on Nov. 21, 2017

 

Second Star

Tanner Laczynski, Ohio State

F – So. – Shorewood, Ill.

 

  • Registered four points, tying for both the Big Ten lead and second in the NCAA, in Ohio State’s weekend sweep of Michigan
  • Assisted the game-tying goal in the Buckeyes’ 3-2 victory on Friday
  • Scored Saturday’s eventual gamewinner just 49 seconds after the Wolverines had tied the game, before adding two assists on the Buckeyes’ insurance goals
  • Earns his third career weekly award and second of the season
  • Last Ohio State honoree: Tanner Laczynski (Second Star) on Oct. 31, 2017

 

Third Star

Seamus Malone, Wisconsin

F – Jr. – Naperville, Ill.

 

  • Tied for the Big Ten lead in points (four) last weekend, guiding the Badgers to a series split with Mercyhurst
  • Scored at 5:27 in the third period to give the Badgers a 2-1 lead in the eventual loss
  • Posted his second-career three-point game on Saturday, scoring to break a 1-1 tie at 18:34 in the second period before adding a pair of assists
  • Earns his third career weekly award and first of the season
  • Last Wisconsin honoree: Kyle Hayton (First Star) on Oct. 17, 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