DURHAM. N.H. University Of New Hampshire junior goaltender Ty Conklin (Anchorage, Alaska) was named Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week on Monday.
It is the third league honor in a row for Conklin, who earned both Player at the Week and Goaltender of the Month accolades last Week.
This past Weekend, Conklin led the Wildcats to two league wins over UMass-Lowell. In the weekend sweep, Conklin stopped 52 shots and became the first goaltender in the league to reach 10 wins. UNH won Friday's game 3-2 and took Saturday's tilt 4-2.
Conklin currently holds an 11-1-1 record overall and 7-0-1 mark in league play. He has registered a 2.32 goals against and a .916 save percentage overall and a 1.83 GAA and .930 save percentage in league games.
The Wildcats currently hold first-place in Hockey East with a 7-0-1league mark and 12-2-1 mark overall. UNH travels to Clarkson on Friday night and play at St. Lawrence Saturday night.