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Big Ten Conference Announces Three Stars of the Week

Big Ten Conference Announces Three Stars of the Week

First Star
Luke Mittelstadt, Minnesota
D – Fr. – Eden Prairie, Minn. – Eden Prairie

  • Scored his first collegiate goal and added two assists in Minnesota’s 5-2 win over No. 3/3 Michigan on Nov. 17
  • Assisted on the opening goal in the Gophers’ 6-3 win on Nov. 18
  • Becomes the first freshman defenseman to earn First Star honors in the conference this season
  • First-time recipient of the Big Ten weekly award
  • Last Minnesota honoree: Bryce Brodzinski (Third Star) on Nov. 15, 2022

Second Star
Karsen Dorwart, Michigan State
F – Fr. – Sherwood, Oregon – Sioux Falls Stampede (USHL)

  • Compiled four points (two goals, two assists) as Michigan State split a weekend series against No. 6/6 Penn State
  • Netted two goals, including the game-winner, and an assist in the Spartans’ 7-3 win on Nov. 19
  • Recorded six shots and a plus-three rating in the series finale
  • Receives Big Ten weekly award for the first time
  • Last Michigan State honoree: Nicolas Müller (First Star) on Nov. 15, 2022

Third Star
Dylan Duke, Michigan
F – So. – Strongsville, Ohio – U.S. National Team Development Program

  • Accounted for four of the five goals Michigan scored against No. 2/2 Minnesota
  • Scored two goals both nights against the Golden Gophers at Yost Arena
  • Finished the weekend with nine shots, two power play goals and a 60 percent success rate (6-for-10) on faceoffs
  • Earns weekly award for the first time
  • Last Michigan honoree: Mackie Samoskevich (Second Star) on Nov. 15, 2022

2022-23 Big Ten Hockey Three Stars
Oct. 4
First Star: Logan Cooley, Fr., F, MINN
Second Star: Travis Treloar, Jr., F, OSU
Third Star: Jakub Dobeš, So., G, OSU
Oct. 11
First Star: Jimmy Snuggerud, Fr., F, MINN
Second Star: Stephen Halliday, Fr., F, OSU
Third Star: Ryan Kirwan, So., F, PSU 
Oct. 18
First Star: Ben Schoen, So., F, PSU
Second Star: Drew Bavaro, Jr., D, ND
Third Star: Erik Portillo, Jr., G, MICH
Oct. 25
First Star: Adam Fantilli, Fr., F, MICH
Second Star: Jared Moe, Sr., G, WIS
Third Star: Jagger Joshua, Sr., F, MSU
Nov. 1
First Star: Luke Hughes, So., D, MICH
Second Star: Liam Souliere, Jr., G, PSU
Third Star: Ryan Bischel, Sr., G, ND
Nov. 8
First Star: Dylan St. Cyr, Gr., G, MSU
Second Star: Justen Close, Sr., G, MINN
Third Star: Erik Middendorf, Sr., F, MSU
Nov. 15
First Star: Nicolas Müller,…

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