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Player of the Week candidates for Feb. 13-18

By Kassondra Burtis, SportsEngine, 02/21/17, 10:30AM CST


Click here to see who won this week.

This week's winner

Mallory Tidona, Northfield. The junior goalie recorded her fifth shutout of the season - her third consecutive - by stopping all 27 shots she faced in a 2-0 win over Red Wing.

The other candidates

Abigail Boreen, Hill-Murray. The junior forward scored one goal and added two assists in a 4-1 win over White Bear Lake.

Kiana Flaig, Roseau. Flaig made a season-high 44 saves for a .957 save percentage in a 3-2 win over Brainerd/Little Falls. She played 81 minutes, 40 seconds as the game went into four overtimes.

Kaitlyn Kotlowski, Warroad. The sophomore defender scored two goals in a 3-2 win over East Grand Forks. Kotlowski scored the game-winning goal with 26 seconds left in the third period, just one minute after East Grand Forks tied the game.

Chloe Lewis, Minnetonka. Lewis scored twice in a 4-1 win over Shakopee. The junior forward netted the game’s first goal on a power play less than two minutes into the second period, then finished the scoring with an empty-net goal with 1:17 left in the third.

Madi Nolan, Forest Lake. The senior forward scored two goals, including one shorthanded, and added two assists in a 5-2 win over Elk River/Zimmerman.

Livia Pesch, East Grand Forks. Pesch scored twice in a 3-2 win over Thief River Falls. The junior forward tallied the Green Wave's first goal midway through the second period to cut the team's deficit to 2-0, then she scored the game-winner with 4:34 left in the third.

Camryn Steinberg, Mankato East. The junior forward recorded a hat trick in a 4-2 win over Marshall.

Taylor Wente, Maple Grove. The senior forward scored one goal and added two assists in a 5-3 win over Centennial.

McKenzie Whalen, East Grand Forks. The junior goaltender stopped 49 shots, including 24 in the first period, in a 3-2 win over Thief River Falls. She posted a .961 save percentage for the game.

*Stats and records as of Feb. 19

Players are considered for the Player of the Week poll only if their stats are entered on the MN Girls Hockey Hub by 10 a.m. on Sundays. If any coaches or members of their coaching staff would like to be set up to enter stats, please email john.kelsey@sportsengine.com.

Voting ended Saturday at noon


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