Former Los Angeles Jr. King Nathan Burke was named the Big Ten First Star of the Week for the week ending Feb. 17.
A freshman forward at the University of Minnesota, Burke tallied two goals and two assists in the Golden Gophers’ two-game sweep over Ohio State University.
On Friday, the 1998-born Burke rang up a goal and two assists in a 4-3 victory. The next night, Burke, who was also a plus-4 for the weekend, potted another goal in another 4-3 triumph.
On the season, Burke, who played juniors with the North American Hockey League’s Aberdeen Wings, has five goals for 14 points in 22 games.