New Hampshire's Tyler Kelleher leads stars of the week
1 – Tyler Kelleher, New Hampshire
New Hampshire's Tyler Kelleher is ranked second in the nation for points per game.
The senior forward from Longmeadow, Massachusetts led the Wildcats to a sweep of Maine in Hockey East action. In Friday night’s home game, Kelleher scored two goals, one of which was the game-winner, and added an assist in the 5-1 victory. On Saturday at Alfond Arena, he scored two goals, including the game-winner for the second straight night in a 4-3 win. For the weekend, he finished with six points on four goals and two assists in addition to seven shots on goal and a +1 rating. On the season, he is second in the nation with 30 points on 12 goals and 18 assists.
2 – Marc Michaelis, Minnesota State
Marc Michaelis leads Minnesota State with 21 points.
The Mannheim, Germany native had a huge weekend for the Mavericks as they had a successful WCHA home weekend against Alaska. The freshman forward had a hat trick and an assist in a 7-3 victory on Friday night. The next day, Michaelis added a goal and two assists in a 5-5 tie. For the weekend he finished with seven points on four goals and three assists as well as seven shots on goal and a +4 rating. For the season, he leads the team with 21 points on nine goals and 12 assists.
3 – Max Veronneau, Princeton
Princeton's Max Veronneau stood out as a major offensive force this past weekend.
The sophomore forward was an offensive standout for the Tigers in ECAC Hockey weekend action. In Friday’s 7-3 loss to Union, the Ottawa, Ontario native had two goals and an assist. In Saturday’s 6-5 victory against Rensselaer, he had four points on two goals and two assists to lead the way for Princeton. For the weekend he finished with seven points, which was more than he had compiled in the season’s first nine games combined. He also had four goals, three points, 15 shots on goal and a +1 rating to round out the weekend.