College hockey players of the week: Denver's brick wall Tanner Jaillet leads three stars
This week the NCAA Hockey stars of the week took their shows on the road as all three had their standout performances away from home. Two forwards and a goalie make up this week’s three stars.
1.) Ryan Donato, Harvard
The junior forward led the Crimson to a sweep of ECAC Hockey competition over the weekend. On Friday, he had a hat trick in a 6-2 victory at Quinnipiac. He followed that up with the game-winning goal and an assist in a 5-2 win at Princeton on Saturday. For the weekend, the Boston native compiled five points on four goals and an assist to go along with 15 shots on goal and a +5 rating. For the season, he leads Harvard with 15 points on eight goals and seven assists.
2.) Tanner Jaillet, Denver
The Red Deer, Alberta native was outstanding in the net all weekend, as the No. 1 ranked Pioneers swept Minnesota Duluth. The senior netminder registered his first shutout of the season with 28 saves in a 1-0 victory in Duluth on Friday evening. On Saturday, he made 27 more saves in a 2-1 win against the Bulldogs. On the season, he is 8-2-2 overall with a 2.23 goals-against average and a .921 save percentage.
3.) Jake Wahlin, St. Cloud State
The sophomore forward had a breakout weekend for the Huskies more than doubling his season output in one weekend. On Friday, he had two goals and an assist in a 7-4 victory at Omaha. On Saturday, the St. Paul, Minnesota native had the game-winner in a 5-0 shutout of the Mavericks. For the weekend he scored five points on three goals and two assists in addition to five shots on goal and a +4 rating. For the season he now has seven points on three goals and four assists.