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Wilcox honored by Big Ten yet again with Second Star of the Week

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Minnesota’s Adam Wilcox has been honored by the Big Ten Conference again this week, for the second week in a row. He earned the league’s Second Star after posting a 0.96 goals against average and a .959 save percentage as the #1 Gophers claimed four of the six available points versus Michigan State.

Wilcox leads the Big Ten in wins with eighteen (second in the nation), and is unbeaten in his last fourteen starts. He earned a 1-0 shutout against the Spartans on Saturday at Mariucci Arena.

The Gophers are back in action this weekend as Big Ten conference play continues with a trip to Madison to take on the Wisconsin Badgers. Both games this weekend will air on Big Ten Network in a special Thursday night-Friday night series. Thursday’s opener is set for 7:30pm CT while Friday’s series finale is set for an 8pm start. Both games will air on 1500 ESPN (radio) and BTN2Go.com (BTN stream).

Geoff Discher is Examiner.com's Minnesota Golden Gophers Hockey Examiner as well as the National College Hockey Examiner. Leave a comment below, or feel free to reach him at Disch61@hotmail.com with comments, story ideas, or any general talk surrounding college hockey. You can find him on Facebook as well by clicking here as well as here and joining the conversation from the social media side as well. He's always chock full of fact and opinion. I’m also on Twitter @Disch_InTheVOX. Check it out!

Until next time, I'll see you at the rink!

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