41 Atte Tolvanen
41 Atte Tolvanen
Height: 6-0
Weight: 185
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Vihti, Finland
Position: G
Previous Team: Minot (NAHL)
gp 26
gs 26
min 1479:11
ga 60
gaa 2.43
sv 559

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
Jan 26 at Alas. Anchorage W, 4-2
Jan 27 at Alas. Anchorage W, 5-3
Feb 3 at Ala.-Huntsville W, 4-3
Feb 4 at Ala.-Huntsville L, 4-2
Feb 9 Alas. Fairbanks W, 2-1
Feb 10 Alas. Fairbanks W, 4-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games played 26 20
Games started 26 20
Minutes 1479:11 1198:29
Goals against 60 41
Goals-against average 2.43 2.05
Saves 559 446
Save pct .903 .916
Wins 18 16
Losses 6 4
Ties 1 0
Win pct .740 .800
Date Opponent Score gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t
Oct 6 at Lake Superior St. L, 5-3 1 55:18 5 5.42 21 .808 0 1 0
Oct 7 Lake Superior St. W, 4-1 1 59:57 1 1.00 20 .952 1 0 0
Oct 13 at Ferris St. W, 3-2 1 60:00 2 2.00 40 .952 1 0 0
Oct 14 at Ferris St. W, 1-0 1 60:00 0 0.00 35 1.000 1 0 0
Oct 20 vs. Wisconsin W, 5-4 1 64:42 4 3.71 19 .826 1 0 0
Oct 21 vs. Wisconsin L, 4-0 1 29:20 3 6.14 18 .857 0 1 0
Nov 3 Minn. St. Mankato L, 3-0 1 60:00 3 3.00 24 .889 0 1 0
Nov 4 Minn. St. Mankato W, 4-1 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Michigan Tech L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 Michigan Tech W, 4-0 1 60:00 0 0.00 19 1.000 1 0 0
Nov 17 at Alas. Fairbanks W, 5-3 1 60:00 3 3.00 32 .914 1 0 0
Nov 18 at Alas. Fairbanks L, 4-1 1 58:10 2 2.06 23 .920 0 1 0
Nov 24 at Neb.-Omaha L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 25 at Neb.-Omaha L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 1 Ala.-Huntsville W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 2 Ala.-Huntsville L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 8 at Bemidji St. T, 1-1 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 9 at Bemidji St. T, 4-4 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 15 Ferris St. W, 6-1 1 59:46 1 1.00 14 .933 1 0 0
Dec 16 Ferris St. W, 4-2 1 58:55 2 2.04 17 .895 1 0 0
Dec 29 at Minn. St. Mankato W, 4-3 1 59:47 3 3.01 26 .897 1 0 0
Dec 30 at Minn. St. Mankato L, 6-3 1 57:30 4 4.17 33 .892 0 1 0
Jan 5 vs. Arizona St. L, 7-3 1 6:46 3 26.60 2 .400 0 0 0
Jan 6 vs. Boston College T, 3-3 1 64:39 3 2.78 33 .917 0 0 1
Jan 12 Bowling Green W, 5-2 1 60:00 2 2.00 23 .920 1 0 0
Jan 13 Bowling Green W, 3-2 1 64:53 2 1.85 19 .905 1 0 0
Jan 19 Lake Superior St. W, 3-2 1 59:38 2 2.01 27 .931 1 0 0
Jan 20 Lake Superior St. W, 3-2 1 59:50 2 2.01 17 .895 1 0 0
Jan 26 at Alas. Anchorage W, 4-2 1 60:00 2 2.00 18 .900 1 0 0
Jan 27 at Alas. Anchorage W, 5-3 1 60:00 3 3.00 20 .870 1 0 0
Feb 3 at Ala.-Huntsville W, 4-3 1 59:57 3 3.00 12 .800 1 0 0
Feb 4 at Ala.-Huntsville L, 4-2 1 58:57 3 3.05 11 .786 0 1 0
Feb 9 Alas. Fairbanks W, 2-1 1 61:06 1 0.98 17 .944 1 0 0
Feb 10 Alas. Fairbanks W, 4-1 1 60:00 1 1.00 19 .950 1 0 0
Feb 23 Michigan Tech   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 at Michigan Tech   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 TBD   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 TBD   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 TBD   - - - - - - - - -
  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 26 26 1479:11 60 2.43 559 .903 18 6 1 .740
Total 89 83 5006:30 211 2.53 2355 .918 36 38 11 .488
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t win %
Total 26 26 1479:11 60 2.43 559 .903 18 6 1 .740
Conference 20 20 1198:29 41 2.05 446 .916 16 4 0 .800
Exhibition - - 0:00 - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 11 664:05 17 1.54 216 .927 10 1 0 .909
Away 11 11 649:39 30 2.77 271 .900 7 4 0 .636
Neutral 4 4 165:27 13 4.71 72 .847 1 1 1 .500
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Wins 18 18 1088:31 34 1.87 394 .921 18 0 0 1.000
Losses 7 7 326:01 23 4.23 132 .852 0 6 0 .000
Ties 1 1 64:39 3 2.78 33 .917 0 0 1 .500
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October 6 6 329:17 15 2.73 153 .911 4 2 0 .667
November 4 4 238:10 8 2.02 98 .925 2 2 0 .500
December 4 4 235:58 10 2.54 90 .900 3 1 0 .750
January 8 8 435:46 19 2.62 159 .893 6 0 1 .929
February 4 4 240:00 8 2.00 59 .881 3 1 0 .750

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