Minnesota and Ohio State Standouts Named Big Ten Hockey Three Stars

Ohio State junior forward Max McCormick was named the Second Star

Ohio State junior forward Max McCormick was named the Second Star

Nov. 12, 2013

ROSEMONT, Ill. -

Ohio State forwards Tanner Fritz and Max McCormick and Minnesota forward Hudson Fasching have been named the Big Ten’s Three Stars for the week ending Nov. 10. Each week throughout the 2013-14 season, the Big Ten will name a first star, second star and third star to honor top individual performers from across the conference.

First Star
Tanner Fritz, Ohio State
F – Jr. – Grande Prairie, Alberta

  • Tallied a conference-leading six points (one goal, five assists) in the Buckeyes’ weekend sweep of Niagara
  • Recorded points on all four Ohio State goals (one goal, three assists) during Friday’s 4-1 victory
  • Added a pair of assists in Saturday’s 6-1 win
  • Paced all conference players with a plus/minus rating of +5
  • Earned his first career weekly honor
  • Last Ohio State honoree: Nick Oddo (First Star) on Oct. 29, 2013

Second Star
Max McCormick, Ohio State
F – Jr. – DePere, Wis.

  • Led all players in the nation with four goals during Ohio State’s weekend sweep of Niagara
  • Added an assist as the Buckeyes improved to 6-1-0 in their last seven games
  • Scored two goals and picked up an assist in Friday’s 4-1 win
  • Notched two more goals to help Buckeyes complete the sweep on Saturday
  • Claimed his first career weekly honor
  • Last Ohio State honoree: Nick Oddo (First Star) on Oct. 29, 2013

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

  • Recorded two goals and an assist to help lead No. 1/1 Minnesota to a series split at No. 4/3 Notre Dame
  • Picked up the primary assist on the Gophers’ lone goal on Friday
  • Scored two goals during Saturday’s 5-4 victory
  • Leads all Big Ten freshmen in points (11), goals (five) and plus/minus rating (+12) and has picked up a point in each of his first eight collegiate games
  • Recorded his first career weekly honor
  • Last Minnesota honoree: Sam Warning (Second Star) on Oct. 29, 2013

 

 

2013-14 Big Ten Hockey Three Stars

Oct. 15            First Star:                     Andrew Copp, So., F, MICH
                        Second Star:               Sam Warning, Jr., F, MINN
                        Third Star:                   Kyle Rau, Jr., F, MINN

Oct. 22            First Star:                     Sam Warning, Jr., F, MINN
                        Second Star:               Tyler Motte, Fr., F, MICH
                        Third Star:                   Justin Kloos, Fr., F, MINN

Oct. 29            First Star:                     Nick Oddo, Jr., F, OSU
                        Second Star:               Sam Warning, Jr., F, MINN
                        Third Star:                   Zach Nagelvoort, Fr., G, MICH

Nov. 5             First Star:                     Tyler Barnes, Sr., F, WIS
                        Second Star:               Zach Nagelvoort, Fr., G, MICH
                        Third Star:                   Joe Faust, Sr., D, WIS

Nov. 12           First Star:                     Tanner Fritz, Jr., F, OSU
                        Second Star:               Max McCormick, Jr., F, OSU
                        Third Star:                    Hudson Fasching, Fr., F, MINN