NCAA Hockey Stars of the Week : Compher, Grzelcyk and Baskin
Let's take a look at three of the most impressive performers in collegiate hockey from the past week:
1 – JT Compher, Michigan
The junior forward led the Wolverines to a sweep of in-state rival Michigan State this past weekend in Big Ten action. On Friday’s game in East Lansing, Compher tallied five points on two goals and three assists in a 9-2 victory. On Saturday, the Northbrook, Illinois native added two assists in a 6-3 home victory against the Spartans. On the weekend, Compher tallied seven points on two goals and five assists to go along with five shots on goal and a +5 rating. He now has 27 points on the season with five goals and 22 assists, the third-highest assist total in the nation.
2 – Matt Grzelcyk, Boston U
The senior captain had a big weekend as the Terriers swept two games against in-state foes. On Thursday, the Charlestown, Mass. native had a goal and an assist in a 6-5 comeback win at No. 5 Harvard. On Saturday, Grzelcyk had a hat trick, including the game-winning goal in a 7-2 victory against UMass. For the weekend, he totaled five points on four goals and an assist in addition to five shots on goal and a +3 rating. He now has 10 points on the season with six goals and four assists.
3 – Erik Baskin, Air Force
The Minnetonka, Minnesota native led Air Force to a two-game sweep of American International in Atlantic Hockey action. In Friday’s 8-2 victory, the sophomore forward scored two goals to lead the Falcons to the win. He had three points on two goals and an assist in a 5-1 victory on Saturday. For the weekend he had five points on four goals and an assist, while also totaling 10 shots on goal and a +5 rating. On the season, he has 12 points on six goals and six assists.