NCAA DI: Kyle McClellan (Bruins ’18-20) kicked off his collegiate career at Mercyhurst University with a bang. The Manchester, MO, native turned aside 28 of 31 shots in his debut for the Lakers, earning his first victory at the college level. McClellan and his Mercyhurst teammates took down Air Force 6-3 in the game last Saturday night. Interestingly enough, the losing goaltender in the contest was former Bruin Alex Schilling. After that long game, McClellan’s record sits at 1-0-0-0 with a stat-line of 3 goals against, .893 save percentage, and 28 total saves.
In his debut tonight @KyleMcClellan1 made 28 saves and earned his first collegiate win as a Laker! #Firsts #HurstHockey pic.twitter.com/Z24mqkm8Ef
— Mercyhurst Men’s Hockey (@HurstMensHockey) January 9, 2021
NCAA DI: Elsewhere in the world of Division-I college hockey, former Bruin Justin Misiak (Bruins ’15-17) is moving on a half-point-per-game pace for the Michigan Tech Huskies. The Saint Clair Shores, MI, native has one goal and four assists in 10 games played thus far for Michigan Tech. The senior forward had a run of four points in three games back in December and is on pace to top his single-season high in points set back during his freshman year when he notched 15 points in 43 games.
USHL: Down in Des Moines, IA, Tiernan Shoudy (Bruins ’19-20) has settled in nicely for the Buccanneers. With 19 games under his belt thus far, Shoudy has notched two goals and added six assists for a total of 8 points. The Marysville, MI, native is contributing to a Des Moines team that sits in second place in the USHL’s Western Conference with a record of 10-8-2-0. In the team’s last game, Shoudy registered a multi-point game with a goal and an assist in the Bucs 5-1 beating of Lincoln. For his efforts, Shoudy earned Second Star of the Game honors.
Here are tonight’s @IowaPest 3 Stars of the Game! @alaf_14 @TiernanShoudy @LAKings @HarvardMHockey @MSU_Hockey pic.twitter.com/o674aHq1fG
— Des Moines Buccaneers (@bucshockey) January 10, 2021