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Mark Bedics | NCAA.com | January 23, 2018

Cornell's Matthew Galajda leads Three Stars with back-to-back shutouts

College Hockey: Top Five Plays

The stars of the week feature two dominant netminders who combined for four shutouts, while also including a forward, who led his team to a weekend sweep.

1.) Matthew Galajda, Cornell

The Aurora, Ontario native posted back-to-back shutouts on the weekend, becoming the first Big Red netminder to have consecutive shutouts since November 2015. The freshman goalie made 24 saves in a home shutout against Colgate on Friday night before making 23 saves in a 2-0 shutout on Saturday night in Hamilton, N.Y. He currently has kept the opponents off the scoreboard for the last 160 minutes, 30 seconds. On the season he has a .930 save percentage and a 1.66 goals-against average with 5 shutouts.

2.) Tanner Jaillet, Denver

The senior goaltender posted two shutouts to lead the Pioneers to a sweep of Omaha in NCHC action. In Friday’s 5-0 victory he made 34 saves to blank the Mavericks. On Saturday he added 30 more saves in a 4-0 win to close out the series. On the season, the Red Deer, Alberta native has four shutouts, a .926 save percentage and a 2.00 goals-against average.

3.) Joey Anderson, Minnesota Duluth

The sophomore forward from Roseville, Minn. was instrumental in the Bulldogs sweep of North Dakota. He had a goal and an assist in Friday’s 5-3 victory against the Fighting Hawks. He followed that up with four assists in Saturday’s 5-2 win against North Dakota. On the weekend, he totaled six points on a goal and five assists to go along with eight shots on goal. On the season, he had 16 points on five goals and 11 assists.

 

 

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