College hockey players of the week: Northern Michigan's Atte Tolvanen leads Three Stars
Atte Tolvanen, Northern Michigan
The Vihti, Finland native posted back-to-back shutouts in a conference sweep of Bowling Green. In Friday’s 3-0 victory, he stopped all 35 Falcon shots, and then on Saturday he made 40 saves in a 2-0 win for the Wildcats. The sophomore netminder has now gone the last 215 minutes and 49 seconds without allowing a goal, which includes shutouts in the last three games. On the season, he has a .915 save percentage and a 2.58 goals against average.
Cooper Marody, Michigan
The sophomore forward had a big weekend for the Wolverines as they split games with Ohio State in Big Ten action. He had a hat trick, including the game-winner in Friday night’s 5-4 Michigan victory. On Saturday, the Brighton, Michigan, native added three more points on a goal and two assists in a 6-5 loss to the Buckeyes. For the weekend he totaled six points on four goals and two assists. He also had 12 shots on goal and a +3 rating.
Nick Schilkey, Ohio State
The Marysville, Michigan, native gave the Wolverines fits all weekend as he led Ohio State to a split with Michigan. On Friday, the senior forward had a goal and two assists in a 5-4 loss. In Saturday’s 6-5 victory, he scored two goals, including the game-winner with 30 seconds remaining in the game. He finished the weekend with six points on three goals and three assists to go along with seven shots on goal and a +1 rating. For the season he has 31 points on 20 goals and 11 assists.