UND's McLaughlin, Persson earn NCHC weekly honors

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A pair of University of North Dakota men’s hockey players earned NCHC weekly honors.

Sophomore forward Owen McLaughlin was named the league's Forward of the Week.He tallied three points on two goals and an assist in a weekend sweep over No. 12 Western Michigan. McLaughlin is second on the team in points with 12 goals and 22 assists for 34 points in 33 games.

Additionally, senior goaltender Ludvig Persson earned the NCHC Goaltender of the Week honors.He was in net for both weekend victories saving over 30 shots in each game.On Saturday he picked up his fifth shutout of the season. On the season, Persson has a record of 21-8-2 with a .908 save percentage and a 2.44 goals against average. This was his 4th time garnering the honor this season.

Penrose champion and no. 3 ranked North Dakota will wrap up the regular season this weekend at No. 16 Omaha.