Players of the week: Canisius's Dylan McLaughlin leads Three Stars
NCAA Hockey: Top Five Plays
Dylan McLaughlin, Canisius
Dylan McLaughlin finished the week with seven points on four goals and three assists.
The sophomore forward had a big week as he had multiple points in all three of the Golden Griffins games last week. On Tuesday in a 4-1 win against Niagara, the Lancaster, New York native scored a goal and added an assist on the game-winner. On Friday, he scored two goals, including the game winner in a 4-2 victory against American International. On Saturday, he led the Golden Griffins to a sweep of the Yellow Jackets with a goal and two assists in a 6-1 victory. For the week, McLaughlin finished with seven points on four goals and three assists to go along with 10 shots on goal and a +3 rating. He is the team’s leading scorer with 22 points on 10 goals and 12 assists.
Collin Delia, Merrimack
Collin Delia has a .931 save percentage and a 2.04 goals-against average, which rank in the top 10 in the nation.
The Rancho Cucamonga, California native led the Warriors to a sweep of No. 1 ranked Boston University last week. In last Tuesday’s 3-1 victory at home, he made 30 saves while allowing only one goal. In Friday’s rematch in Boston, the junior netminder made 37 saves, while only allowing one goal in the 4-1 win. He now has a .931 save percentage and a 2.04 goals-against average, both of which rank in the top 10 in the nation.
Dylan Sikura, Northeastern
Dylan Sikura has 41 points on the season with 16 goals and 25 assists.
The junior forward virtually single-handedly led the Huskies to a 4-3 upset of No. 7 UMass Lowell in Northeastern’s only action of the week. Trailing 3-1 with less than eight minutes remaining in the contest, the junior forward scored a natural hat trick, including the game-winner with 17 seconds left to win the game. He now has 41 points on the season with 16 goals and 25 assists.