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Mark Bedics | | December 8, 2015

NCAA Hockey: Quinnipiac's Michael Garteig leads Stars of the Week

Let's take a look at the top performers from the past week in Division I men's ice hockey.


1 – Michael Garteig, Quinnipiac

The senior goalie from Prince George, British Columbia, backstopped the Bobcats to a pair of ECAC Hockey shutout road wins. On Friday night, he held No. 10 Yale scoreless in a 3-0 victory with 22 saves. On Saturday, it was more of the same as he made 20 saves to shut out Brown, 3-0. Both teams had previously been shut out only once this season. It was Garteig’s third straight shutout and moved his shutout streak to 194:49 entering this weekend’s contest against Boston University. On the season, he has a .952 save percentage and a 1.13 goals against average, which are both second in the nation. In addition, with six shutouts, he is tied for the national lead with Boston College’s Thatcher Demko.


2 – Andrew Poturalski, New Hampshire

The sophomore forward led the Wildcats to a successful weekend in Hockey East action. At Maine on Friday night, he scored a goal and had an assist in a 3-3 tie against the Black Bears. On Saturday at home, the Williamsville, New York. native scored two goals and added an assist on the game-winner as New Hampshire beat Maine, 5-2. On the weekend he scored five points on three goals and two assists, while also tallying six shots on goal and a +3 rating. For the season, he leads the nation in goals and points per game as he has scored 30 points on 14 goals and 16 assists in just 15 games.


3 - Austin Farley, Minnesota Duluth

The Niles, Illinois native scored six points in a weekend sweep of Western Michigan in National Collegiate Hockey Conference action. In Friday’s 7-0 win against the Broncos, the senior forward assisted on two goals. In Saturday’s 6-2 victory, Farley added four points on two goals and two assists, including one on the game-winner. His weekend totals were six points on two goals and four assists and five shots on goal. Farley leads the Bulldogs in scoring with 19 points on 10 goals and nine assists.

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