Michigan State and Minnesota Standouts Named Three Stars




First Star
Adam Wilcox, Minnesota
G – So. – South Saint Paul, Minn.

  • Stopped 63 of the 67 shots he faced (.940 save percentage) as Minnesota swept nationally ranked Michigan
  • Recorded 35 saves in the Gophers’ 5-3 victory on Friday
  • Turned aside 28 shots on Saturday to complete the sweep with a 4-1 win
  • Leads all Big Ten goalies and ranks second nationally with 20 victories this season
  • Claims his fourth career Big Ten weekly award and first since being named Second Star on Feb. 4
  • Last Minnesota honoree: Adam Wilcox (Second Star) on Feb. 4

Second Star
Hudson Fasching, Minnesota
F – Fr. – Burnsville, Minn.

  • Tallied three points (two goals, one assist) to lead Minnesota to a series sweep of nationally ranked Michigan
  • Notched one goal during Friday’s 5-3 victory
  • Added one goal and one assist on Saturday as the Gophers completed the sweep
  • Currently tied for the conference freshman goal-scoring lead with 11 this season
  • Earns his second career Big Ten weekly award and first since being named Third Star on Nov. 12
  • Last Minnesota honoree: Adam Wilcox (Second Star) on Feb. 4

Third Star
Jake Hildebrand, Michigan State
G – So. – Butler, Pa.

  • Recorded 53 saves and a .946 save percentage to help Michigan State claim five of six points in a series against Penn State
  • Notched 25 saves during Friday’s 2-2 tie, then stopped all seven attempts he faced as the Spartans won the shootout
  • Stopped 28 of 29 shots on Saturday as Michigan State claimed a 2-1 victory
  • Leads all Big Ten goalies with a .942 save percentage in conference play
  • Claims his fourth career Big Ten weekly award and first since being named First Star on Jan. 21
  • Last Michigan State honoree: Greg Wolfe (Third Star) on Feb. 11