College hockey players of the week: Gordie Green dominated in Miami's series at Maine
This week saw some big-time offensive performances and some solid goaltending from college hockey's top contenders.
NCAA.com highlights some of the top individual performances in the sport in the latest edition of this season's "Three Stars" of the week. Here is the trio of standouts from this past week:
1.) Gordie Green, Miami (OH)
The sophomore forward from Ann Arbor, Michigan was the high point scorer last week as he totaled seven points on two goals and five assists in a weekend series at Maine. On Friday, he was dominant as he totaled five points on two goals and three assists in a 7-5 victory in Orono On Saturday, he added two more assists although the RedHawks fell, 6-3 in the series finale. He now has 28 points in his career on 10 goals and 18 assists.
2.) Bobo Carpenter, Boston University
The Reading, Massachusetts native had a big weekend for the Terriers in Hockey East action. The junior forward scored both of his team’s goals in a 2-2 tie on Friday night against UConn. In Saturday’s rematch he had a hat trick as the Terriers beat the Huskies, 6-3. On the weekend he finished with six points on five goals and an assist while also tallying nine shots on goal and a +2 rating. For the season he has eight points on five goals and three assists.
3.) Christoffer Hernberg, UMass Lowell
The junior goaltender posted two victories in net over the weekend in non-conference action. The Espoo, Finland native registered 31 saves in a 3-1 victory against previously unbeaten Clarkson on Friday night. On Saturday, he posted his first career shutout with 31 saves in a 5-0 blanking of St. Lawrence. On the season, Hernberg has a 0.86 goals-against average with a .971 save percentage.