Penn State Hockey

Penn State men’s hockey: Loik receives Big Ten weekly honor

Penn State men’s hockey forward Curtis Loik earned the Big Ten’s First Star of the Week honor on Tuesday.

Loik scored the Nittany Lions’ first goal and had two assists in the first period of a season-opening 6-1 win over Canisius on Saturday. Penn State took a 3-1 lead after the first period.

It is the senior’s first career weekly award from the conference.

Penn State (1-0-0) hosts Notre Dame at 7 p.m. Friday and at 3 p.m. Saturday.