NCAA Hockey: Denver's Heinen leads Three Stars of the Week
1 - Danton Heinen, Denver
The sophomore forward from Langley, British Columbia helped lead the Pioneers to a sweep of No. 2 ranked North Dakota. In Friday night’s 6-4 victory, Heinen registered five points on two goals and three assists, including one on the game-winner. On Saturday, he added two more assists in the 4-1 victory against the Fighting Hawks. For the weekend, he finished with seven points on two goals and five assists to go along with nine shots on goal and a +7 rating. He now has 27 points on 12 goals and 15 assists for the season.
2 - Nolan Stevens, Northeastern
The Sea Isle City, N.J. native was instrumental in helping the Huskies secure a perfect week. In Monday’s Beanpot consolation game, the sophomore forward had two assists in the 5-1 victory against Harvard. On Friday night at UMass, Stevens had a goal and added an assist on the game-winning goal in a 5-0 win. The week was completed by a 4-2 home victory on Saturday against the Minutemen in which he totaled two goals, including the game-winner to go along with an assist. For the week, he finished with seven points, three goals, four assists, six shots on goal and a +3 rating. On the season, he is second on the team in scoring with 26 points on 13 goals and 13 assists.
3 - Dylan McLaughlin, Canisius
The freshman forward had an assist on both game-winning goals for the Golden Griffins in a weekend sweep of Bentley in Atlantic Hockey action. On Friday night, he had two assists in a 3-1 victory against the Falcons, and then he followed it up with four assists in a 6-3 victory on Saturday night. For the weekend, the Lancaster, N.Y. native, totaled six points on six assists in addition to three shots on goal and a +5 rating. McLaughlin now has 23 points on six goals and 17 assists for the season.