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Mark Bedics | | November 18, 2014

Defending the fort

Top Five Plays: A comeback against the champs

Third Star -- Avery Peterson, Nebraska-Omaha

Peterson, a forward from Grand Rapids, Minnesota, led the Mavericks to a weekend sweep of Ohio State. He scored a goal and had the assist on the game-winning goal in a 4-1 win against the Buckeyes Friday night. In the series finale, Peterson registered two goals and an assist in a 4-3 overtime win which clinched the sweep. For the weekend he had three goals, two assists, four shots on goal and a plus-3 rating. Entering the weekend, Peterson had only scored one point all year on a goal in the previous game against Cornell after being shut out in the first five games of the year.




Second Star -- Teddy Blueger, Minn. St.-Mankato

Blueger had a big offensive weekend for Minnesota State as the Mavericks won both games against Bemidji State. In the 6-3 victory in Friday night’s opener, Blueger, the junior forward, had a goal and an assist. In the second game of the series, Blueger -- the Riga, Latvia, native -- had a hat trick, including the game-winner in a 5-3 win. For the weekend, Blueger registered four goals and an assist to go along with nine shots on goal and a plus-2 rating. He has now totaled 10 points on six goals and four assists for the season.





First star -- Michael Garteig, Quinnipiac

Garteig had a perfect weekend for the Bobcats as he registered 37 saves without allowing a goal in the first two Eastern College Athletic Conference games of the year for Quinnipiac. In Friday night’s 5-0 shutout of fourth-ranked Colgate, he made 19 saves while keeping the Red Raiders, who had been averaging three goals a game, off the scoreboard for the first time this season. In Saturday night's 1-0 victory against Cornell, he made 18 saves in keeping the Big Red from scoring for the first time this year. Garteig -- the Prince George, British Columbia, native -- now has eight shutouts for his career.

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