NCAA Hockey: Denver's Dylan Gambrell takes top spot for Three Stars of the Week
1 - Dylan Gambrell, Denver
The freshman forward from Bonney Lake, Washington led the Pioneers to a sweep of in-state rival Colorado College. On Thursday, he had three points on a goal and two assists, including one on the game-winner in a 4-1 victory. On Saturday in the Battle on Blake in Coors Field, he had a goal and an assist in another 4-1 win against the Tigers. For the weekend, he registered five points on two goals and three assists to go along with 10 shots on goal and a +2 rating. For the season, he leads the team in scoring with 35 points on 11 goals and 24 assists.
2 - Mathias Dahlstrom, Northern Michigan
The Smedjebacken, Sweden native had a solid weekend in net in leading the Wildcats to a sweep of Alabama Huntsville in WCHA action. The senior goaltender made 19 saves in posting his first career shutout in Friday’s 3-0 victory. He made 14 more saves, while allowing just one goal in Saturday’s 3-1 win against the Blazers. For the weekend, he finished with a 0.50 goals against average and a .971 save percentage. He is now 7-0 on the season with a 1.98 goals against average and a .922 save percentage.
3 - Mitch Gillam, Cornell
The junior goaltender backstopped the Big Red to a win and a tie in ECAC Hockey play over the weekend. On Friday against 13th-ranked Harvard, he made 33 stops in a 2-2 tie. The Peterborough, Ontario native followed that performance with a 1-0 shutout of Dartmouth on Saturday night. For the weekend, he had a 0.96 goals against average, a .971 save percentage and six shutouts. On the season, he is 13-8-6 with a 1.94 goals-against average and a .933 save percentage.