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Stastny Named First Team All-WCHA

Friday, 03.17.2006 / 10:00 PM MT / News
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Stastny Named First Team All-WCHA
Avalanche prospect Paul Stastny, a sophomore forward at the University of Denver, was crowned WCHA Scoring Champion and All-WCHA First Team, the league announced Friday.

Stastny captured the WCHA Scoring Title in a close race with teammate Matt Carle and Minnesota's Ryan Potulny. The sophomore edged Carle and Potulny by two points by scoring a league-high 44 points on 15 goals and 29 assists in 28 games. Overall, Stastny netted a career-high 53 points on 19 goals and 34 assists in 39 games. He led DU with 18 multi-point games, including three career-high four-point efforts. Stastny has racked up 98 points on 36 goals and 62 assists in 81 career games. He was named WCHA Rookie of the Year last season. Stastny is joined by Carle on the All-WCHA First Team.

Denver forward J.D. Corbin, also an Avalanche draft pick, was named to the All-WCHA Academic Team.

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