FIRST STAR, Taran Kozun, Hockey

FIRST STAR, Taran Kozun, Hockey

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Game log: Friday, Feb. 1 – 14-save shutout in 1-0 double overtime home win over Mount Royal / Saturday, Feb. 2 – 25 saves in 6-1 home win vs. Mount Royal.

It was an historic weekend for Taran Kozun, who broke the Canada West record for longest consecutive regular season shutout streak, with his impressive tally spanning over the course of five games and totalling 267:32 minutes. In the process, Kozun helped the Huskies extend their eight-game winning streak with a sweep over the visiting Mount Royal Cougars.

The Arts & Sciences major turned aside 39 of 40 shots fired his way during the two-game series against the Cougars.

The Nipawin, Sask. product made 14 saves on Friday night, and allowed the Huskies to eventually win the game in the second overtime frame. With the shutout, Kozun set a new Canada West single-season record with five shutouts.

Kozun faced a heavier workload on Saturday night, as he turned aside 25 the of 26 shots fired his way, with the Cougars snapping his shutout streak with 4:02 remaining in the third period. The second-year picked up his 19th win of the season with the victory and is now tied with Jordon Cooke for first in single-season victories in Huskies program history with two games remaining.

The 23-3-0 Huskies will head on the road this weekend as they wrap up their regular season with a matchup against the 6-18-2 Manitoba Bisons at Wayne Fleming Arena in Winnipeg.