Press Release

Mastrodonato, Hartje and Heise Lead HCA Monthly Honors

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Here are the men’s and women’s monthly honorees for February as selected by the Hockey Commissioners Association.

playerMen’s Player of the Month: Keaton Mastrodonato, Canisius - SR Forward (Powell River, BC)

Canisius went 7-3 in February and Mastrodonato was a big part of that. He scored 10 goals as part of a 10-5-15 line for the month, averaging 1.5 PPG and 1.0 GPG.

Mike Benning, JR D, Denver (St. Albert, AB) (7 GP, 5-4-9, 1.3 GPG)
Collin Graf, SO F, Quinnipiac (Lincoln, MA) (8 GP, 5-8-13, 1.6 PPG)
Sean Farrell, JR F, Harvard (Hopkinton, MA) (8 GP, 6-7-13, 1.6 PPG)

playerWomen’s Co-Player of the Month: Elle Hartje, Yale University - JR Forward (Detroit, MI)

Hartje went 4-15-19 in helping Yale to a 7-1-0 record in the month of February. She had at least one point in every game, averaged 2.4 points per game and had one five-point game.

playerWomen’s Co-Player of the Month: Taylor Heise, Minnesota - GR Forward (Lake City, MN)

Heise had nine goals in February, part of a 9-6-15 line in eight games (1.8 PPG). She recently played in her 169th game, a new school record for the Gophers.

Tessa Janecke, FR F, Penn State (Orangeville, IL) (6 GP, 5-7-12, 2.0 PPG)

playerMen’s Rookie of the Month: Logan Cooley, Minnesota - FR Forward (Pittsburg, PA)

Cooley led the Gophers with 3-9-12 for the month, averaging 2.0 PPG and registering at least one point in every game.

Max Itagaki, FR F, Army West Point (Glenview, IL) (9 GP, 2-10-12, 1.3 PPG)
Sam Lipkin, FR F, Quinnipiac (Philadelphia, PA) (10 GP, 7-3-10, 1.0 PPG)
Cutter Gauthier, FR F, Boston College (Scottsdale, AZ) (8 GP, 3-7-10, 1.25 PPG)

playerWomen’s Rookie of the Month: Jordan Ray, Yale - FR Forward, (Viera, FL)

Ray had a hot month of February, recording 9-7-16 in eight games. Yale was 7-1 in that stretch and Ray scored at least one point in the first seven of those games

Alexis Petford, FR F, Stonehill (Balgonie, SK) (8 GP, 7-7-14, 1.8 PPG)
Tessa Janecke, FR F, Penn State (Orangeville, IL) (6 GP, 5-7-12, 2.0 PPG)

playerMen’s Goaltender of the Month: Yaniv Perets, Quinnipiac - SR Goalie (Dollard des Ormeaux, PQ)

Perets went 8-0 in February with a 0.79 GAA and a save percentage of .958. He had three shutouts bring his season total to 8.

Justen Close, JR G, Minnesota (Kindersley, SK) (6 GP, 1.55 GAA, 5-1-0, .951)

playerWomen’s Co-Goaltender of the Month: Emma Soderberg, Minnesota Duluth - GR Goalie (Jarved, Sweden)

Soderberg, a finalist for National Goalie of the Year, had a phenomenal February: 6 GP, 4-0-2, 0.32, .983

playerWomen’s Co-Goaltender of the Month: Ena Nystrom, Mercyhurst - SR Goalie (Stavanger, Norway)

Four shutouts in seven games propelled these February stats for Nystrom: 7 GP, 6-0-1, 0.85, .966.

Michelle Pasiechnyk, JR G, Clarkson (Ottawa, ON) (9 GP, 7-2-0, 1 Shutout, 1.49, .940)
Abigail Levy GR G, Boston College (Congers, NY) (7 GP, 5-2-0, 2 Shutouts, 1.44, .960)