NCAA hockey: Clarkson's James de Haas scores a pair of game-winners, leads Stars of the Week
1 – James de Haas, Clarkson
The junior defenseman from Mississauga, Ontario, led the Golden Knights to a sweep of Princeton in the first round of the ECAC Hockey playoffs by scoring the game-winners in overtime in both victories. In Friday night’s 3-2, two-overtime win, de Haas scored just one minute into the second overtime for the game-winner. In Saturday’s 3-2 clincher, he scored with less than three minutes left in the first overtime to clinch the series. They were his first two game-winners of the season as he now has 16 points on five goals and 11 assists in 2015-16.
2 – Parker Gahagen, Army West Point
The Buffalo, N.Y. native posted two shutouts as the Black Knights defeated American International in the first round of the Atlantic Hockey playoffs. The junior netminder posted 31 saves in a 5-1 victory in the first game of the series. In the second game on Saturday night, he allowed 3 goals in a 3-2 overtime loss to the Yellow Jackets while making 21 saves. He rebounded in the series finale to stop all 19 American International shots in a 4-0 victory. On the season he has a .933 save percentage and a 2.12 goals against average.
3 – Stephen Baylis, Bowling Green
The freshman forward had the best weekend of his career for the Falcons in a series against Alabama Huntsville. On Friday night he had a goal and an assist in a 7-5 loss to the Chargers. However, Bowling Green rallied with a 5-0 shutout victory on Saturday in which the Ottawa, Ontario native scored four points on two goals and two assists, including one on the game-winning goal. For the weekend he finished with six points, three goals, three assists, six shots on goal and a +3 rating. For the season he now has 18 points on eight goals and 10 assists.