Bakala, Thompson, Gron earn USCHO Three Stars for Dec. 8


Tyler Gron, Northern Michigan: The junior forward scored three power-play goals in a win and a tie against Western Michigan last weekend, reaching 10 goals for the season. He added an assist in Friday’s game for a four-point series. :: Tyler Gron’s player page

Northern Michigan's Tyler Gron (Northern Michigan Athletics)


Paul Thompson, New Hampshire: After putting up an assist in a win at Massachusetts-Lowell last Friday, the senior forward notched a hat trick and added another assist in a 5-1 win over Vermont on Sunday. That ran his point-scoring streak to eight games. :: Paul Thompson’s player page

New Hampshire's Paul Thompson (New Hampshire Athletics)


Dan Bakala, Bemidji State: Entering a series with No. 4 Nebraska-Omaha on the heels of a shutout, the junior goaltender added another one with 25 saves. A night later, he stopped 39 of 40 shots as the Beavers completed their first WCHA sweep. For the weekend, Bakala turned away 64 of the 65 shots he faced (98.5 percent). :: Dan Bakala’s player page

Bemidji State's Dan Bakala (Bemidji State Athletics)


Spencer Abbott, Maine; Cam Atkinson, Boston College; Chris Cahill, Yale; Paul Carey, Boston College; Jack Connolly, Minnesota-Duluth; Mike Connolly, Minnesota-Duluth; Phil Cook, Minnesota State; Stephane Da Costa, Merrimack; Brandon DeFazio, Clarkson; Aaron Dell, North Dakota; Matt DiGirolamo, New Hampshire; Reid Ellingson, Northern Michigan; Alex Evin, Colgate; Matt Farris, Princeton; Justin Fontaine, Minnesota-Duluth; Matt Frattin, North Dakota; Jordan George, Bemidji State; Brian Gibbons, Boston College; John Griggs, Alabama-Huntsville; Rob Gunderson, Alaska-Anchorage; Cal Heeter, Ohio State; Alden Hirschfeld, Miami; Paul Karpowich, Clarkson; Brett Kostolansky, New Hampshire; Broc Little, Yale; Brad Malone, North Dakota; Andrew Miller, Yale; John Muse, Boston College; Pat Nagle, Ferris State; Matt Nieto, Boston University; Brian O’Neil, Yale; Brooks Ostergard, Robert Morris; Martin Ouellette, Maine; Joe Pereira, Boston University; Adam Pleskach, American International; Ryan Rondeau, Yale; Jesse Root, Yale; Cole Schneider, Connecticut; Justin Schultz, Wisconsin; Jaden Schwartz, Colorado College; Drew Shore, Denver; Mike Sislo, New Hampshire; Evan Trupp, North Dakota; Steven Whitney, Boston College; Paul Zanette, Niagara; Jason Zucker, Denver.

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