NCAA Hockey: 3 Stars of the Week
1 – Thatcher Demko, Boston College
The junior goalie registered two shutouts in both his appearances in a weekend sweep of Colorado College. The San Diego native tallied 24 saves in the series opener in a 3-0 victory for the Eagles. On Saturday, he made 21 more saves without allowing a goal in a 5-0 win. In addition, he was coming off a shutout the weekend prior and has now gone the last 195 minutes and 38 seconds without allowing a goal. On the season, he has a 0.60 goals against average to go along with a .974 save percentage. With three shutouts this year, he now has as many shutouts this season as he did his first two seasons combined.
2 - Greg Gibson, Robert Morris
The senior from Burlington, Ontario scored five goals in an Atlantic Hockey road trip to Niagara during the weekend. Gibson scored two goals on nine shots against the Purple Eagles in Friday night’s opener while also finishing with a +1 rating in a 3-3 tie. In Saturday night’s 8-2 victory, he tallied a hat trick on five shots, including the game-winner while finishing with a +2 rating. On the weekend, he finished with five goals on 14 shots, while finishing +3. On the season, he now has eight points on six goals and two assists.
3 –Dan Correale, New Hampshire
Correale led the Wildcats to a tie and a victory in their two games on the weekend. The senior forward from Prince George, British Columbia had a hat trick on three shots in a 6-6 tie at Massachusetts on Friday night. In a non-conference clash on Saturday at Union, he scored a goal and added an assist on the game-winner as the Wildcats beat Union, 5-2. For the weekend, he had four goals and an assist on 6 shots while compiling a +4 rating. He now has seven points on the year with five goals and two assists.