College hockey players of the week: Daniel Brickley leads Minnesota State's sweep of Boston U.
The college hockey season is picking up steam, as 12 of the teams ranked in the latest USCHO.com poll have already suffered a loss.
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.) Daniel Brickley, Minnesota State
The junior defenseman led the Mavericks to a weekend sweep of No. 2 ranked Boston University. In Friday’s 6-3 victory, the Sandy, Utah native, tallied four points on a goal and three assists. He followed that up with an assist in Saturday’s 3-0 shutout win. On the weekend, he totaled five points on a goal and four assists, to go along with five shots on goal and a +3 rating.
2.) Jimmy Schuldt, St. Cloud State
The Minnetonka, Minnesota native led an offensive surge for the Huskies as they swept Alaska at home. On Friday, the junior defenseman scored two goals, including the game-winner in a 6-3 victory over the Nanooks. A day later, Schuldt added two points on a goal and an assist in a 5-4 overtime win. For the weekend, he finished with five points on three goals and two assists in addition to seven shots on goal and a +3 rating.
3.) Mason Bergh, Colorado College
The junior forward from Eden Prairie, Minnesota had a banner weekend which included the first hat trick by a Tiger since January 4, 2013 and first one at home since October 15, 2011. In Friday’s 6-1 victory over Alaska Anchorage, Bergh scored a goal and added an assist. On Saturday, he had his hat trick in a 3-2 win versus the Seawolves. In the two games, he combined for five points on four goals and an assist in addition to 11 shots on goal and a +4 rating.