Monday, November 21, 2016

Pawloski honored; MSU moves up

Minnesota State sophomore goaltender Jason Pawloski was named WCHA Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in last weekend's two nonconference games against Minnesota, a 4-1 win and a 1-0 loss.

The Omaha, Neb., native stopped 62 of 64 shots for a .969 save percentage and a 1.01 goals against average in the series, including 25 in the win in Mankato on Friday and a career-high 37 in Minneapolis on Saturday.

Pawloski is 2-2-1 with a 2.02 goals against average and a .919 save percentage this season. He has started four of MSU's last five games. You can read more about him in today's MSU Hockey Review. For more on the WCHA players of the week this week, go here.

Meanwhile, the Mavericks moved up one spot, to No. 14 in the latest USCHO rankings and USA Today/USA Hockey poll.

In case you're wonder how the Minnesota teams are ranked ...

1. Minnesota Duluth
10. Bemidji State
11. Minnesota
14. Minnesota State
15. St. Cloud State

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