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Mark Bedics | | October 23, 2018

College hockey: Scott Perunovich among three stars of the week after notching six points vs. Maine

It's time to get ready for college hockey

Here are the three stars of the week in men's college hockey. 

1 - Scott Perunovich, Minnesota Duluth

Minnesota Duluth Hockey

The sophomore defenseman led the Bulldogs to a weekend sweep of the Maine Black Bears. The Hibbing, Minnesota native scored four points on a goal and three assists in Friday’s 8-2 victory. On Saturday, he added two more assists in the 3-2 win. For the weekend, he had six points on a goal and five assists to go along with eight shots on goal and a +4 rating. He now has 10 points on the season with a goal and nine assists.

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2 - Max Coatta, Minnesota State

Coatta Hat Trick

After entering the weekend with only one point on the season, Coatta exploded for five points in a weekend split at North Dakota. In Friday’s 7-4 win, the senior forward posted a hat trick to lead the way for the Mavericks. On Saturday, he had a goal and an assist as Minnesota State came up just short in the 4-3 loss. The Minnetonka, Minnesota native, finished the weekend with five points on four goals and an assist and now has six points on the season.

3 - Bobby Nardella, Notre Dame


The Rosemont, Illinois native had a big weekend for the Fighting Irish as they swept Omaha. On Friday, he had an assist in the 4-1 victory. On Saturday, he had a dominant game with five points on two goals and three assists as Notre Dame won by an 8-2 margin. The senior defenseman finished the weekend with six points on two goals and four assists in addition to six shots on goal and a +6 rating. He now has 10 points on the season with three goals and seven assists.

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