Michigan and Minnesota Players Named Three Stars




First Star
Travis Boyd, Minnesota
F – Jr. – Hopkins, Minn.

  • Tallied four points (one goal, three assists) to lead Minnesota to a series sweep of Penn State
  • Notched a pair of assists in Friday’s 5-1 victory, including on the game-winning goal
  • Recorded points on both Minnesota goals in Saturday’s 2-1 win with one goal and one assist
  • His 24 points, nine goals and 15 assists this season are all career highs
  • Earns his second career Big Ten weekly award and first since being named First Star on Jan. 7
  • Last Minnesota honorees: Adam Wilcox (First Star) and Hudson Fasching (Second Star) on Feb. 18

Second Star
Alex Guptill, Michigan
F – Jr. – Newmarket, Ontario

  • Registered three points (two goals, one assist) to help Michigan claim four points in a home-and-home series with Ohio State
  • Scored both Wolverine goals in Friday’s 2-2 tie and shootout loss, including the game-tying goal with 5:16 remaining in the third period
  • Added one assist during Sunday’s 4-3 win
  • Ranks second in the Big Ten with 110 shots and 4.23 shots per game this season
  • Earns his first career Big Ten weekly award
  • Last Michigan honoree: JT Compher (First Star) on Jan. 28

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

  • Stopped 30 of the 31 shots he faced (.968 save percentage) on Friday as Minnesota defeated Penn State
  • Earned his conference-leading 21st victory of the season
  • Has lost just twice in his last 19 starts, going 13-2-4 in that stretch
  • Ranks second in the Big Ten and among the top seven nationally in save percentage (.932), goals-against average (1.94) and winning percentage (.783)
  • Claims his fifth career Big Ten weekly award and first since being named First Star on Feb. 18
  • Last Minnesota honorees: Adam Wilcox (First Star) and Hudson Fasching (Second Star) on Feb. 18