Big Ten Hockey Three Stars
Jan. 9, 2018


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