Time for another look at the best performances of the week in D1 Men's Ice Hockey – the nominees for HERO of the Week!
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Which players will you choose this week? Check out the nominees below.
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Jake Evans, Notre Dame
Led by Evans, who netted five points over the weekend, the Fighting Irish skated to a series split with Michigan State. In Friday's 6-3 triumph, the senior forward lit the lamp once and added an assist before tallying another goal and two more helpers in Saturday's 4-3 setback.
Kevin Lohan, Boston College
The defenseman earned his first goals as an Eagle as he helped lead Boston College to a Hockey East regular season title-clinching win on Friday. In the 6-3 win over Maine, Lohan lit the lamp twice and contributed an assist, before dishing out another helper in Saturday's 2-1 victory over the Black Bears.
Tristan Keck, Omaha
With Keck leading the charge, the Mavericks skated to a win and a tie against Colorado College. In Friday's 4-2 victory, the sophomore forward earned a career-high three-point night, tallying a goal and a pair of assists. Keck also contributed his first-career shorthanded goal in Saturday's 2-2 draw.
Mitch Maloney, Ferris State
Maloney helped lead his team to a sweep of Lake Superior State, netting four points in the series. In Friday's 4-1 win, the senior forward contributed a pair of helpers before lighting the lamp twice in Saturday's 4-2 victory.
Tommy Nappier, Ohio State
Nappier earned his first career shutout with a 31-save performance in Saturday's 4-0 win over the Wisconsin Badgers. With the victory, the freshman netminder's record as a starter improved to 4-0-0.
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Matt Murray, Massachusetts
The freshman netminder posted a 55-save weekend to backstop his team to consecutive victories. In Thursday's 3-2 win over Connecticut, Murray turned aside 24 shots before earning a 31-save shutout over seventh-ranked Providence to earn his single-season program record-setting fourth blanking of the year.
Hunter Shepard, Minnesota Duluth
Shepard earned his third consecutive shutout with a 22-save performance in Friday's 8-0 triumph over Western Michigan before allowing his first goal in over 220 minutes of play in Saturday's 6-1 win. The sophomore goaltender made 19 saves in the effort with his only goal-allowed coming on a power-play.
Olivier Mantha, Alaska Anchorage
The senior goaltender ended his final regular season with the Seawolves with a bang, backstopping his team to a road sweep of Alaska. Mantha posted a 35-save performance in Friday's 5-3 win before stopping 41 shots in Saturday's 3-2 victory.