Minnesota State freshman forward Jean-Paul LaFontaine was named WCHA rookie player of the week on Tuesday for his performance in last weekend's series split at No. 16 Michigan Tech. LaFontaine scored two goals and assisted on the game-winner during Saturday's 6-3 MSU win.
LaFontaine leads the Mavericks in scoring with five goals and two assists.
Other WCHA players of the week were Colorado College senior forward Nick Dineen, who had six points in the Tigers' split at Nebraska-Omaha, and Minnesota Duluth goalie Kenny Reiter, who 59 saves in a win and tie at Denver.