Alaska’s biggest offensive stars in college hockey stuff stat sheet
Some of Alaska’s biggest and brightest offensive stars in college hockey enjoyed a red-light special this weekend.
Eight players got in on the action with a goal or an assist, including the state’s active points leaders for both women (Clair DeGeorge) and men (Mike Curran).
Nolan Walker, Caleb Moretz, Daniel Haider and Mikayala Lantto scored goals while Bella Hanson and Olivia Matson picked up assists.
This weekend was a reminder of the terrific talent coming out of Alaska.
DeGeorge, of Anchorage, leads the way for top-shelf Alaska players as she nears the end of a remarkable career at Bemidji State University of Bemidji, Minnesota.
The senior forward earned an assist on her team’s lone goal in a 9-1 loss fourth-ranked Minnesota in the WCHA.
DeGeorge leads her team with 10 points and has now amassed 27 goals and 50 assists for 77 points in 126 career games.
She ranks No. 11 in school history with 50 assists, one shy of the top 10.
Curran, of Anchorage, is also seeing the sun set on a great career at Aquarius College of Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The senior forward bagged his second goal of the season in a 7-2 win over Hope in the American Collegiate Hockey Association.
Curran has racked up 41 goals and 29 assists for 70 points in 65 career games.
Walker, of Anchorage, has matched his career-high of eight goals for St. Cloud State University of St. Cloud, Minnesota.
The junior forward scored a goal and assisted on another in a 4-0 win over Colorado College in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference.
St. Cloud (14-8) sits in second place in the conference.
Walker is third on the team with 17 points this season. He has 18 goals and 38 assists for 56 points in 89 career games.
Moretz, of Fairbanks, continued to show off his scoring touch for Rochester Institute of Technology of Rochester, New York.
The sophomore forward buried his sixth goal of the season in a 6-1 win over Robert Morris in the Atlantic Hockey Association.
He has delivered five goals and two assists in his last six games.
Moretz has recorded 15 goals and 18 assists for 33 points in 48 career games.
Haider, of Anchorage, has played overtime hero twice in three games for the Army Black Knights of West Point, New York.
The junior forward has matched his career high with five goals and five assists. He’s tied for third on his team with 10 points.
Haider is currently riding his second three-game points streak for an Army team that owns a 11-5-1 record and remains in the hunt for an Atlantic Hockey title.
He has registered 13 goals and 16 assists for 29 points in 84 career games.
Lantto, of Palmer, scored her first goal of the season in just her second appearance with Penn State of University Park, Pennsylvania.
The sophomore forward scored late in the first period in a 5-0 win over RIT in the College Hockey America conference.
Lantto joins a Penn State team that is 15-1-2 and ranked eighth in the country.
Hanson, of Eagle River, earned an assist in the season opener for Elmira College Soaring Eagles of Elmira, New York.
The senior defenseman set up her team’s first goal in a 5-1 victory over Nazareth in the United Collegiate Hockey Conference.
Hanson has gathered one goal and 14 assists for 15 points in 50 career games.
Matson, of Wasilla, is a senior forward for Aurora University Spartans of Aurora, Illinois.
She helped set up her team’s second goal in a 2-0 win over Trine in the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association.
This was her second point of the season and gives her 31 points in 69 career games on six goals and 25 assists.