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Minnesota State trio, Northern Michigan's Beni Halasz earn weekly CCHA honors

Minnesota State senior Brendan Furry (Toledo, Ohio) was named forward of the week.

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Minnesota State’s Brendan Furry drives toward the net in a CCHA Mason Cup semifinal game against Ferris State on Saturday at Mayo Clinic Health Systems Events Center in Mankato.
Maggi Hittinger / Special to The Rink Live

Players from the two teams that will meet this Saturday in the Mason Cup championship were named CCHA players of the week on Monday.

Minnesota State senior Brendan Furry (Toledo, Ohio) was named forward of the week. His one-goal, two-assist performance in the 7-2 win over Ferris State on Saturday night, included the eventual game-winning tally on the power play. He finished plus-2 with a game-high five shots on goal.

Junior Jake Livingstone (Creston, British Columbia), had a league-high four points (goal, three assists) for the Mavericks in the semifinal matchup to earn defenseman of the week.

Receiving rookie of the week honors was Christian Fitzgerald. The Mavericks forward from Coquitlam, British Columbia, had a goal and two assists against the Bulldogs.

Beni Halasz, the freshman goaltender from Budapest, Hungary, shut out then-No. 10 Michigan Tech 4-0 in the semifinal matchup. He finished with 44 saves, including stopping 19 shots in the second period and helping kill off five Wildcats penalties in the game.

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Rob Beer is the digital content manager for Forum Communications. A journalist with Forum Communications since 1991, he is the editor of The Rink Live and helps cover the CCHA. He also assists with other content produced by Forum Communications.
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