UND's Scheel is NCHC Rookie of Week
Pat Sweeney | Jan 29, 2019 AT 11:21 am
UND freshman goalie Adam Scheel is the NCHC Rookie of the Week.
Scheel was rock solid in net for North Dakota in their split with top-ranked St. Cloud State.
On Friday, he made a career-high 33 saves, including 14 in the final frame, in a 3-1 setback to earn Second Star of the Game, giving up only two goals.
The next night, he turned aside 22 shots to backstop UND to a 5-1 victory, helping kill all four SCSU power plays with five short-handed saves. The win was his 12th of the season, including eighth against a ranked opponent.
Scheel finished the series with a 1-1 record, while compiling 55 saves on 58 shots against for a .948 save percentage and a 1.53 goals-against average.