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Denver’s Heinen leads NCAA Three Stars of the Week


University of Denver sophomore forward Danton Heinen helped lead the Pioneers to a sweep of No. 2 ranked North Dakota last weekend and has been named the NCAA First Star of the Week.

In Friday night’s 6-4 victory, Heinen registered five points on two goals and three assists, including one on the game winner.

On Saturday, he added two more assists in the 4-1 victory against the Fighting Hawks.

For the weekend, the native of Langley, British Columbia, finished with seven points on two goals and five assists to go along with nine shots on goal and a plus-7 rating.

Heinen now has 27 points on 12 goals and 15 assists for the season.

On Monday, Heinen was tabbed the NCHC Offensive Player of the Week.

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