MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team got a pair of one-goal victories Friday and Saturday to earn a sweep of Ohio State.
Justin Kloos and Hudson Fasching earned two of the Big Ten’s three Stars of the Week on Tuesday as a result of the weekend. Kloos was named the First Star of the Week and Fasching earned the Second Star of the Week.READ MORE: Gophers Remain Undefeated Following One-Point Win Over Panthers
Kloos had four points on the weekend, two goals and two assists, for the Gophers. Both goals came Friday night, including the game-winner in overtime, and had an assist. He added an assist in Saturday’s victory. It’s his fourth career Big Ten award and first this season.READ MORE: Greenway, Kaprizov Lead The Way As Wild Beat Coyotes 5-2
Fasching also had two goals and two assists in the weekend series. He had an assist in the third period of Friday’s win. Saturday, he scored short-handed and even strength goals and had another assist. The award is the seventh of Fasching’s career and third this season.MORE NEWS: How Could Minnesota Be Impacted If Roe Vs. Wade Was Overturned?
The Gophers are 11-3 in Big Ten play with three series left in the regular season. They are off this weekend before hosting Michigan Feb. 25-26 at Mariucci Arena.