NCAA Hockey: Patrick Grasso of New Hampshire leads Three Stars
1 | Patrick Grasso, New Hampshire
The freshman forward from Ankeny, Iowa led the Wildcats to a sweet of Hockey East competition. Grasso had the assist on the game-winning goal in New Hampshire’s 4-1 win against UMass on Friday evening. In Saturday’s 6-2 win versus Merrimack, Grasso scored four consecutive goals to lead the offensive onslaught. On the weekend he finished with five points, four goals, one assist, seven shots on goal and a +2 rating. Grasso leads the Wildcats in scoring with 10 points on eight goals and two assists.
2 | Alex Iafallo, Minnesota Duluth
The Eden, New York native helped the Bulldogs to a sweep of No. 1 ranked North Dakota. On Friday night, he had four points, including a hat trick in a 5-2 victory. On Saturday, the senior forward added an assist in the 3-0 shutout of the Fighting Hawks, which completed the sweep. For the weekend series he finished with five points, three goals, two assists, 12 shots on goal and a +2 rating. On the season, Iafallo has nine points on five goals and four assists.
3 | Angus Redmond, Michigan Tech
The freshman goaltender started his collegiate career in outstanding fashion as he led the Huskies to a sweep over rival Northern Michigan. The Langley, British Columbia native posted a shutout in his first collegiate start with 19 saves in the 2-0 victory. He finished the weekend with another solid outing as he tallied 29 saves in a 5-1 win against the Wildcats. In his three career appearances he has compiled a 1.36 goals against average and a .946 save percentage.