Nelson Named UND Team MVP

Isles Prospect Honored With UND Team Awards

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Nelson Named UND Team MVP
Brock Nelson, who led the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) in goals, was named the recipient of the Jeff Anderson Hockey Scholarship today as North Dakota\'s Most Valuable Player.

Sophomore forward Brock Nelson, who led the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) in goals, was named the recipient of the Jeff Anderson Hockey Scholarship today as North Dakota's Most Valuable Player.

Nelson led the league and ranked third nationally with 28 goals, while also leading the team in points (47), power-play goals (10) and game-winning goals (6). The Warroad, Minn., native was the only WCHA player to score 20 goals during league play, registering 20 in 28 games, and earned All-WCHA Third Team and Inside College Hockey All-America Third Team honors. Nelson signed with the National Hockey League’s New York Islanders following the season.

Nelson also received the team’s plus/minus award after recording a team-leading and career-high +17.

The Fighting Sioux (26-13-3, 16-11-1 WCHA) won their league-record third straight Broadmoor Trophy as WCHA Final Five champions and earned the No. 1 seed for the NCAA West Region Tournament, where UND advanced to its sixth regional championship game in eight years under head coach Dave Hakstol.

Nelson finished the 2011-12 season on an amateur tryout with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League, appearing in two Calder Cup Playoff games.

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STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
K. Okposo 71 27 42 -9 69
J. Tavares 59 24 42 -6 66
F. Nielsen 80 25 33 -11 58
J. Bailey 77 8 30 -8 38
B. Nelson 72 14 12 -10 26
M. Grabner 64 12 14 -10 26
T. Hickey 82 4 18 5 22
C. Clutterbuck 73 12 7 -9 19
C. McDonald 70 8 10 -22 18
R. Strome 37 7 11 -1 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
E. Nabokov 15 14 8 .905 2.74
K. Poulin 11 16 1 .891 3.29

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