SECOND STAR, Brett Stovin, Hockey

SECOND STAR, Brett Stovin, Hockey

Men’s second star – Brett Stovin

Manitoba Bisons hockey

Forward

3rd-year

Stony Mountain, Man.

Kinesiology & Recreation Mgmt.

Game log: Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 –two goals (one SH), one assist, +4 in 7-3 W @ UBC / Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017 – two assists, +1 in 6-3 W @ UBC.

The Bison men’s hockey team finished the first half of the season with a road weekend sweep at UBC on December 1-2 and help the Bisons vault in third place in the Canada West standings.

Bison third year forward Brett Stovin was a big contributor in the two road victories as he recorded two goals (one was a shorthanded), and three assists and +5 plus/minus rating with seven shots plus named First Star of the Game.

To begin the weekend, the Stony Mountain, MB native scored two goals, one shorthanded, plus an assist with a +4 rating with four shots in a 7-3 victory. He was also named First Star for his performance.

The next night, the 6’1”, 195 lbs. forward added two assists with thee shots and a +1 rating during a 6-3 road win to earn the sweep.

So far this 2017-18 season, Stovin has scored three goals and eight assists in 16 conference regular season games, good for a tie for 33rd in conference scoring.

The Bisons (9-5-2) take the holiday break and resume conference action in the New Year as the host the No. 1 Alberta Golden Bears (15-1-0) on January 5-6 weekend.