Big Ten Hockey Three Stars
Feb. 27, 2018

First Star
Tommy Nappier, Ohio State
G – Fr. – St. Louis, Mo.

  • Stopped all 31 shots he faced Saturday for his first career shutout, backstopping the Buckeyes to a 4-0 win over Wisconsin and a series sweep
  • Made 11 saves in the first, eight in the second and 12 in the third of his fourth career start
  • He and the Buckeyes were 2-for-2 on the penalty kill in the win
  • Improved to 4-0-0 on the year, with a 1.33 goals-against average and .956 save percentage
  • Earns his first career weekly award
  • Last Ohio State First Star: Sean Romeo on Jan. 30, 2018
  • Last Ohio State honoree: Sean Romeo (Third Star) on Feb. 30, 2018

Second Star
Peyton Jones, Penn State
G – So. – Langhorne, Pa.

  • Backstopped the Nittany Lions to their first-ever sweep of Minnesota
  • Made 52 saves on 55 shots for a .945 save percentage and a 1.51 goals-against average
  • Stopped 14-of-15 shots on Friday night before turning aside 38 shots on Saturday
  • Earns his fourth career weekly award
  • Last Penn State honoree: Nate Sucese (Third Star) on Jan. 9, 2018

Third Star 
Jake Evans, Notre Dame
F – Sr. – Toronto

  • Led the Big Ten with five points last weekend, guiding the Fighting Irish to a series split against Michigan State
  • Registered two goals and three assists to run his season total to 38 points (11-27-38)
  • Netted a shorthanded goal in Friday's win, before adding a power-play goal on Saturday night
  • Finished the weekend with a team best +2 rating and won 29 faceoffs
  • Earns his third career weekly award
  • Last Notre Dame honoree: Cale Morris (First Star) on Feb. 6, 2018