NOTRE DAME, Ind. — After helping lead Notre Dame to a weekend sweep of No. 1 Minnesota, Fighting Irish junior forward Graham Slaggert has been named the Big Ten’s First Star of the Week (Jan. 19).
Slaggert and the Irish posted a 3-2 win in game one of their weekend series at Minnesota, with Slaggert assisting on Notre Dame’s first two goals and then adding the third period game winner. It marked a career-best three points for the South Bend, Indiana native. The Irish went on to post a 2-1 win in game two.
On the season, Slaggert has skated in 12 games and is the team’s second-leading scorer with a career-best 11 points on four goals and seven assists.
It marks Slaggert’s first career weekly Big Ten honor. It is the second consecutive week a Fighting Irish forward has been honored following sophomore Max Ellis being named the Big Ten’s Second Star on Jan. 13.
Big Ten Stars of the Week — Jan. 19
First Star: Graham Slaggert, Notre Dame
Second Star: Nick Blankenburg, Michigan
Third Star: Cameron Rowe, Wisconsin
Notre Dame’s B1G Stars of the Week: 2020-21
First Star: Ryan Bischel (Dec. 1), Graham Slaggert (Jan. 19)
Second Star: Max Ellis (Jan. 13)
- N0. 16 Notre Dame returns home to play host to #8/9 Michigan on Thursday/Friday (Jan. 21-22) this week at the Compton Family Ice Arena.
- Game one (6:30 p.m. ET) will be televised on NBC Sports regional networks (SNY, NBC Sports Boston, NBC Sports Chicago and NBC Sports Philadelphia+), while Friday’s game (6:30 p.m. ET) will be broadcast on NBCSN.
- Both games will be streamed via the NBC Sports platforms, including the NBC Sports App and NBCSports.com.