Tolvanen Earns Top Honors

Mar 15, 2018

Minotauros alum Atte Tolvanen was named WCHA Goaltender of the Year for his play at Northern Michigan University this season.  Tolvanen who played for the Tauros during the 2014-15 season is in his junior year at NMU.  This season Tolvanen has posted 17-5-0 record for the Wildcats on a 2.05 GAA and .917 SV%.  In 13 of his 22 WCHA starts this season Tolvanen allowed two or fewer goals.  For his career Tolvanen has a .918 SV% and 2.46 GAA.  Last season, he set the WCHA record with five consecutive shutouts.

While with the Tauros Tolvanen posted a 26-13-5 record with a 1.94 GAA,  a .922 SV%, and six shutouts.  Tolvanen’s strong play led them to the team to their first playoff series win in franchise history, a three-game sweep of the Bismarck Bobcats.