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Mark Bedics | | February 16, 2016

Denver's Danton Heinen leads Three Stars of the Week

1 - Danton Heinen, Denver

  Danton Heinen led the NCAA with 15 points in February while Denver went undefeated during the month.
The sophomore forward from Langley, British Columbia helped lead the Pioneers to a sweep of No. 2 ranked North Dakota. In Friday night’s 6-4 victory, Heinen registered five points on two goals and three assists, including one on the game-winner. On Saturday, he added two more assists in the 4-1 victory against the Fighting Hawks. For the weekend, he finished with seven points on two goals and five assists to go along with nine shots on goal and a +7 rating. He now has 27 points on 12 goals and 15 assists for the season.

2 - Nolan Stevens, Northeastern

The Sea Isle City, N.J. native was instrumental in helping the Huskies secure a perfect week. In Monday’s Beanpot consolation game, the sophomore forward had two assists in the 5-1 victory against Harvard. On Friday night at UMass, Stevens had a goal and added an assist on the game-winning goal in a 5-0 win. The week was completed by a 4-2 home victory on Saturday against the Minutemen in which he totaled two goals, including the game-winner to go along with an assist. For the week, he finished with seven points, three goals, four assists, six shots on goal and a +3 rating.  On the season, he is second on the team in scoring with 26 points on 13 goals and 13 assists.

3 - Dylan McLaughlin, Canisius

The freshman forward had an assist on both game-winning goals for the Golden Griffins in a weekend sweep of Bentley in Atlantic Hockey action. On Friday night, he had two assists in a 3-1 victory against the Falcons, and then he followed it up with four assists in a 6-3 victory on Saturday night. For the weekend, the Lancaster, N.Y. native, totaled six points on six assists in addition to three shots on goal and a +5 rating. McLaughlin now has 23 points on six goals and 17 assists for the season.

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