Scoring a hat trick against the No. 1 team in the nation is one way to ensure inclusion among the NCAA Hockey Stars of the week. Another way is to shut out the opposition in one game and allow only one goal in the other. See who led the way in NCAA Hockey this past week.
1.) Wade Allison, Western MichiganThe Myrtle, Manitoba native led the Broncos to a sweep of No. 1 Denver in NCHC action. In Friday night’s 6-5 victory, the sophomore forward scored a goal and then added an assist on the game-winner. In Saturday’s 7-4 upset, he registered a hat trick. He finished the weekend with five points on four goals and an assists to go along with six shots on goal and a +2 rating. On the season he has 14 points on six goals and eight assists.
2.) Colton Point, ColgateThe sophomore netminder had a stellar weekend in net for the Raiders. On Friday in a scoreless tie at Princeton he made 43 saves for his second career shutout. On Saturday, the North Bay, Ontario native made 33 saves in a 4-1 win against Quinnipiac. Point totaled a .987 save percentage in addition to a 0.48 goals-against average in the two games. On the season, he is the nation’s leader in both save percentage (.965) and goals-against average (1.08) while compiling an unbeaten record in the net (4-0-4).