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Two Huskies receive weekly NCHC honors

Veeti Miettinen named Forward of the Week, Dylan Anhorn named Defenseman of the Week

St. Cloud State forward Veeti Miettinen (29) make as pass against North Dakota in the first period Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, at Herb Brooks National Hockey Center in St. Cloud.
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Two St. Cloud State players have received weekly NCHC honors.

Veeti Miettinen, a junior from Espoo, Finland, has been named NCHC Forward of the Week. Of the seven goals the Huskies scored in a sweep of St. Thomas, Miettinen had a hand in four of them with a goal and three assists. He had the game-winning goal in a 4-0 win Sunday and was a plus-3 in the two games.

Dylan Anhorn

Dylan Anhorn, a senior from Calgary, Alberta, has been named NCHC Defensenseman of the Week. Anhorn, a transfer from Union, had a goal and four assists and three of his points came on the power play. He also helped the Huskies kill all eight short-handed situations they had vs. St. Thomas.

Miami junior Ludvig Persson (Hindas Sweden) was named NCHC Goaltender of the Week. Persson had a .942 save percentage (49 of 52 shots) and had a 1.45 goals-against average in a series against Ferris State.

Minnesota Duluth forward Ben Steeves (Bedford, N.H.) was named NCHC Rookie of the Week. Steeves had two goals, including a game-winner, and seven shots in a series against Arizona State.


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Mick Hatten is a reporter and editor for Forum News Service and helps manage TheRinkLive.com, a website dedicated to hockey. He began working for Forum Communications in November 2018 and has covered St. Cloud State University hockey since 2010. A graduate of St. Cloud State, he has more than 30 years of experience as a journalist and has been a youth hockey coach since 2014. mhatten@forumcomm.com

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