Zane Gothberg is the WCHA rookie of the week.
Gothberg stopped 50 of 52 shots during a three-point weekend against the University of Wisconsin at home.
Gothberg stopped 29 of 30 shots during Friday night’s 1-1 tie and he made 21 saves during Saturday’s 4-1 UND victory. For the weekend, Gothberg posted a 0.96 goals-against average and a .962 save percentage.
The Thief River Falls product is the sixth UND player to be honored this season.
Grand Forks Red River junior forward Jacob Benson announced via Twitter this afternoon that he has committed to St. Cloud State.
Benson has 25 goals and 44 points in 19 games for the Roughriders. By all accounts, he’s a very hard working player, arguably the best in the state of North Dakota right now.
Benson, who is a 1996-born player, has been drafted by Dubuque in the USHL and could have an opportunity to play there next year. For more on his commitment, see Wednesday’s Herald.
The Nebraska Omaha athletic department posted an updated picture of the outdoor rink taking shape. Check that out here.
Notre Dame defenseman Jared Beers is suspended indefinitely after an ugly incident at a South Bend bar.
UND players in honors
Nov. 20 — Danny Kristo, WCHA offensive player of the week
Dec. 11 — Carter Rowney, WCHA offensive player of the week
Dec. 11 — Rocco Grimaldi, WCHA rookie of the week
Dec. 18 — Corban Knight, WCHA offensive player of the week
Jan. 4 — Corban Knight, HCA national player of the month
Jan. 8 — Corban Knight, WCHA offensive player of the week
Feb. 5 — Zane Gothberg, WCHA rookie of the week