41 Atte Tolvanen
41 Atte Tolvanen
Height: 6-0
Weight: 185
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Vihti, Finland
Position: G
Previous Team: Minot (NAHL)
gp 10
gs 10
min 595:11
ga 26
gaa 2.62
sv 258

2017-18 (Junior): Garnered the start in 35 contests during his junior campaign to total 2028:29 minutes of action...With a 23-10-1 overall record, Tolvanen finished the season tied for the fourth most wins in the NCAA and fifth most wins in a single season in program history...Between January 12 and February 3, Tolvanen recorded earned seven-consecutive wins in goal...He was named WCHA Goaltender of the Week on January 15 after a series sweep of then-ranked Bowling Green...Tolvanen made 42 saves and allowed four-goal en route to a pair of wins between the pipes...His 2.22 goals against average was a career low for Tolvanen which ranks as the fourth-best mark in a single season in program history...Recorded a season-high 40 saves on October 13 at Ferris State, while he surpassed the 30-save plateau on six more occasions during the season...He shutout his opponents on a pair of occasions including October 14 at Ferris State and November 11 versus Michigan Tech...Recorded his second career point on March 3 during the first round of the WCHA Playoffs, being credited with an assist midway through the third period...His efforts during the season earned Tolvanen a spot on the All-WCHA first-team, while the league head coaches voted him as the WCHA Goaltender of the Year...He is the first Wildcats to be honored as league goaltender of the year since Tuomas Tarkki in 2005...Tolvanen tied for the WCHA lead with 17 wins and was second with a .773 win-percentage and a .917 save-percentage and was third with a 2.05 goals against average in league play...Named to the WCHA All-Academic Team.

2016-17 (Sophomore): Played in 38 of Northern Michigan's 39 games, starting 35 ... Recorded a 2.64 goals against average, a .918 save percentage and a 12-22-4 record ... Tied the NCAA men's record and broke the WCHA men's record by blanking five-straight opponents from Jan. 21 to Feb. 11 ... Held his opponents scoreless for 339:05 minutes from Jan. 20 to Feb. 17, making 220-straight saves over that span ... Became only the second goaltender in NCAA men's history to surpass 300 scoreless minutes ... Broke the school record for consecutive scoreless minutes and tied the school record for single-season shutouts (5) ... Stands tied for third in school history with Jeff Poeschl (1982-83), Craig Kowalski (2001-02, 2002-03) and Jared Coreau (2012-13) for single-season goalie games played ... Reached the 30-save plateau 14 times, exceeding 40 four times ... Led the WCHA in conference saves (756), tied for first in conference shutouts (5) and ranked third in conference save percentage (.919) ... Earned first WCHA Defensive Player of the Week award of the season after making 59 of 60 saves against Alaska-Anchorage Jan. 20-21, good for a 0.50 GAA and a .983 save percentage ... Captured NCAA First Star of the Week and WCHA Defensive Player of the Week honors after stopping 75 shots to blank Bowling Green in back-to-back games on the road Feb. 3-4 ... Named NCAA First Star of the Week and WCHA Defensive Player of the Week for second week in a row after making 87 saves to shut out Alaska in back-to-back games Feb. 10-11 ... Stopped a season-high 48 shots against the Nanooks in fifth-consecutive shutout ... Selected as the WCHA Player of the Month after recording a .943 save percentage, a 2.26 goals against average and four shutouts during February ... Earned first career WCHA tournament victory by making 46 saves against Bemidji State March 4 ... Voted to the all-WCHA second team ... Named a WCHA Scholar-Athlete and to the All-Academic Team.

2015-16 (Freshman): Appeared in 25 games, posting a 2.46 GAA, a .928 save percentage and a 6-10-6 record ... Made 30 or more saves in 14 of 22 starts, reaching the 40-save plateau six times ... Finished second in the WCHA in conference save percentage (.934) and sixth in conference saves (549) ... Named the WCHA Rookie of the Week for Oct. 4-11 after turning aside 66 of 71 shots to lead Northern Michigan to a pair of ties at Wisconsin during the first weekend of regular-season action ... Picked up second Rookie of the Week accolades for the week of Oct. 19-25 after stopping 63 of 67 shots in the Wildcats' home-and-home series against then No. 16 Michigan Tech ... Captured first Defensive Player of the Week honors for the week of Oct. 26-Nov. 1 after stopping 80 of 81 Bemidji State shots to help Northern Michigan secure three league points ... Posted season-best 46 saves in his first career shutout against Bemidji State Oct. 30 ... Named WCHA's first Rookie of the Month after posting a 1.99 GAA and a .942 save percentage during October ... Garnered third WCHA Rookie of the Month laurels for the week of Nov. 16-22 after stopping 63 of 66 of shots to help the Wildcats post two ties against Minnesota State ... Led Northern Michigan to a 3-1 win at then No. 18 Minnesota State Jan. 8, stopping 41 shots and picking up first collegiate point with the secondary assist on Darren Nowick's game-sealing empty net goal ... Made first WCHA tournament start against Ferris State Mar. 12 and turned aside 32 of 35 shots ... Earned Northern Michigan's Newcomer of the Year award ... Named to the WCHA All-Rookie Team.

Before NMU: Spent the 2014-15 campaign with the Minot Minotauros (NAHL), posting a 1.94 GAA, a .922 save percentage, a 26-13-5 record and six shutouts .... Named the Central Division's Most Valuable Player and Goalie of the Year that season ... Played for the Minnesota Magicians (NAHL) in 2013-14, going 12-23-4 with a 2.78 GAA and a .919 save percentage.

Recent Games
Oct 26 Bemidji St. W, 3-0
Oct 27 Bemidji St. L, 2-1
Nov 2 at Bowling Green L, 3-1
Nov 3 at Bowling Green W, 2-0
Nov 9 Cornell L, 3-1
Nov 10 Cornell L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games played 10 4
Games started 10 4
Minutes 595:11 239:25
Goals against 26 5
Goals-against average 2.62 1.25
Saves 258 99
Save pct .908 .952
Wins 3 2
Losses 7 2
Ties 0 0
Win pct .300 .500
Date Opponent Score gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t
Oct 12 at Michigan St. L, 4-2 1 59:46 3 3.01 41 .932 0 1 0
Oct 13 at Michigan St. W, 4-3 1 60:00 3 3.00 26 .897 1 0 0
Oct 19 at St. Cloud St. L, 4-1 1 60:00 4 4.00 29 .879 0 1 0
Oct 20 at St. Cloud St. L, 5-0 1 60:00 5 5.00 26 .839 0 1 0
Oct 26 Bemidji St. W, 3-0 1 60:00 0 0.00 20 1.000 1 0 0
Oct 27 Bemidji St. L, 2-1 1 60:00 2 2.00 20 .909 0 1 0
Nov 2 at Bowling Green L, 3-1 1 59:29 3 3.03 24 .889 0 1 0
Nov 3 at Bowling Green W, 2-0 1 59:56 0 0.00 35 1.000 1 0 0
Nov 9 Cornell L, 3-1 1 57:50 3 3.11 19 .864 0 1 0
Nov 10 Cornell L, 3-2 1 58:10 3 3.09 18 .857 0 1 0
Nov 16 Alas. Anchorage   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 Alas. Anchorage   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 at Lake Superior St.   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 24 at Lake Superior St.   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 27 at Notre Dame   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 7 Michigan Tech   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 8 at Michigan Tech   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 14 Ferris St.   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 15 Ferris St.   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 4 at Alas. Fairbanks   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 5 at Alas. Fairbanks   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 11 at Alas. Anchorage   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 12 at Alas. Anchorage   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 Minn. St. Mankato   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 Minn. St. Mankato   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 Bowling Green   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 Bowling Green   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 at Alabama Huntsville   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 at Alabama Huntsville   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 at Bemidji St.   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 at Bemidji St.   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 Lake Superior St.   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 Lake Superior St.   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 1 at Michigan Tech   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 Michigan Tech   - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t win %
2015-16 25 22 1411:53 58 2.46 748 .928 6 10 6 .409
2016-17 38 35 2115:26 93 2.64 1048 .918 12 22 4 .368
2017-18 35 35 2028:29 75 2.22 736 .908 23 10 1 .691
2018-19 10 10 595:11 26 2.62 258 .908 3 7 0 .300
Total 108 102 6150:59 252 2.46 2790 .917 44 49 11 .476
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t win %
Total 10 10 595:11 26 2.62 258 .908 3 7 0 .300
Conference 4 4 239:25 5 1.25 99 .952 2 2 0 .500
Exhibition - - 0:00 - - - - - - - -
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Home 4 4 236:00 8 2.03 77 .906 1 3 0 .250
Away 6 6 359:11 18 3.01 181 .910 2 4 0 .333
Neutral - - 0:00 - - - - - - - -
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Wins 3 3 179:56 3 1.00 81 .964 3 0 0 1.000
Losses 7 7 415:15 23 3.32 177 .885 0 7 0 .000
Ties - - 0:00 - - - - - - - -
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October 6 6 359:46 17 2.84 162 .905 2 4 0 .333
November 4 4 235:25 9 2.29 96 .914 1 3 0 .250

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