Let's take a look at the best players of the week in college hockey or 'cawlige hawkey' as some people call the sport. Let's see who earned this week's stars.
1 – Troy Terry, DenverAfter performing as the Greatest American Hero in Team USA’s gold-medal winning performance at the World Junior Championships, Terry returned to Denver to lead the Pioneers to a victory against Arizona State. Terry made all three of his shootout attempts in the Red, White and Blue’s semifinal victory against Russia and then made the only penalty shot in the gold medal game against Canada. On Saturday in his return to Denver, the sophomore forward scored two goals, including the game-winner and added three assists in the 6-1 victory over the Sun Devils. On the season, the Denver native has 22 points on 11 goals and 11 assists.
2 – Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson, Boston UniversityThe sophomore forward led the Terriers to a sweep last weekend in impressive fashion. On Thursday, playing without seven teammates due to the World Junior Championships, he had a hat trick, including the game-winner in overtime in a 5-4 win against No. 10 Union. On Saturday against UMass at Frozen Fenway, the Stockholm, Sweden native added two more goals in a 5-3 victory. For the weekend, he finished with five goals, eight shots and a +4 rating. For the season, he has compiled 20 points on eight goals and 12 assists.
3 – Brock Boeser, North DakotaThe Burnsville, Minnesota native didn’t miss a beat after returning to action following missing about a month due to injury. In Friday’s 9-1 victory against Omaha, the sophomore forward finished with two goals to lead the way for the Fighting Hawks. On Saturday, he compiled three points on a goal and two assists in North Dakota’s 7-3 win. On the weekend he totaled five points on three goals and two assists to go along with six shots on goal and a +2 rating. For the season, he has 21 points on 10 goals and 11 assists.