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Stars of the Week Week of January 11, 2017sponsored by Bauer

Central Star of the Week: Ben Ratner - Wisconsin Whalers

Ben Ratner

Wisconsin forward Ben Ratner led the way for the Whalers this weekend, going on a “pointstreak” of all goals scored through the weekend. The 19-year-old forward was part of every goal, having either the goal or assist, to total 12 points through three games. Ratner had three goals (one game-winner) and nine assists in a +9 performance. “Ben was part of every goal this weekend. He played some of his best hockey this season,” said Head Coach Tom Mc Dermott.

2nd Star: Will Graves, goaltender, La Crosse Freeze

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Austin Lewis, forward, Wisconsin Whalers –  Kadin Machusak, forward, La Crosse Freeze – Drew Scites, goaltender, North Iowa Bulls

 

Coastal Star of the Week: Phil Garcia - Long Beach Sharks

Phil Garcia

Brooklyn, NY native Phil Garica made his presence known at the blue line for Long Beach this weekend. The 20-year-old defenseman played a full ice game, notching two goals and two assists. Garcia was +4 in the two-win weekend for the Sharks. “Phil played very sound defensively as he usually does. He is a very physical player and did an excellent job shutting down his opposition this weekend despite being under the weather,” said Head Coach Mike Stanaway.

2nd Star: Aaron Deady, forward, Cape Cod Islanders

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Caleb Labrie, forward, L/A Fighting Spirit – Dan Moore, forward, Cape Code Islanders – Kyle Van Wagner, goaltender, Long Beach Sharks

 

East Star of the Week: Ricky Kwapich - Toledo Cherokee

Ricky Kwapich

Hometown hero Ricky Kwapich racked up seven points for the Cherokee through their two-game weekend. Hailing from Toldeo, OH, the forward grabbed five goals (one game-winner) and two assists, while remaining +5 for the Cherokee. “Ricky was a difference maker this weekend, he has the ability to put points on the board every game and this weekend we proved it. He is very deserving of this award,” said General Manager and Head Coach Ken Miller.

2nd Star: Mathias Tellstrom, forward, Metro Jets

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Connor Inger, forward, Metro Jets – Tristin Snyder, forward, Toledo Cherokee

 

Frontier Star of the Week: No Award

 

Midwest Star of the Week: Thomas Kolaz - Peoria Mustangs

Thomas Kolaz

Leading the Mustangs to a two-win weekend was forward Thomas Kolaz. The Springfield, IL native hit double-digits in both points and performance, registering three goals and seven assists in a +11 effort. Kolaz also was credited with Saturday’s game-winning goal.    “As a 20 year old on the team, Thomas has been a leader on and off the ice. It's great to see him get some recognition for his efforts,” said General Manager and Head Coach David Karpa.

2nd Star: Weiland Parrish, forward, Nashville Jr. Predators

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Peter Cabala, defenseman, Nashville Jr. Predators – Ryan Edgar, forward, St. Louis Jr. Blues – Jack Hatton, forward, St. Louis Jr. Blues – Braden Stewart, forward, Peoria Mustangs 

 

Northeast Star of the Week: Michael Gulawsky - Jersey Shore Wildcats

Michael Gulawsky

Jersey Shore forward Michael Gulawsky contributed three points to help the Wildcats a winning weekend. The Detroit, MI native scored two goals (one game-winner) and an assist for three points in a +3 performance. Gulawsky grabbed 20 faceoff wins, five blocked shots, and registered a game-high of six hits this weekend for the Wildcats. “Michael played a big role in Sunday’s 3-2 win against Lockport. He scored the game-winning goal, and had an impact all over the ice,” said Head Coach Corey Leivermann.

2nd Star: Ryan Flanagan, forward, Binghamton Jr. Senators

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Dom Bogdziul, forward, Binghamton Jr. Senators –  Sam Fitzpatrick, goaltender, Lockport Express

 

South Star of the Week: Niki Raiskio - Louisiana Drillers

Niki Raiskio

Coming in hot for the Drillers this weekend was defenseman Niki Raiskio. The 19-year-old from Tampere, Finland hopped on his flight to contribute eight points this weekend, which included five goals and three assists. Raiskio was +7 through three games, and registered a power play goal. “Niki has been a great find for our team. Not only does he have great skill on the ice, but he is well liked by his teammates. I expect great things from him as we make our push to the playoffs,” said Head Coach Shawn McNeil.

2nd Star: Thomas Delaney, forward, Euless Jr. Stars

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Jake Cox, forward, Point Mallard Ducks – Sascha Figi, forward, Atlanta Capitals – Kristian Kause, forward, Louisiana Drillers – Kevin Mackey, goaltender, Point Mallard Ducks – Talon Medure, forward, Atlanta Capitals – Nick Sheridan, forward, Euless Jr. Stars

 

West Star of the Week: Brey Effertz - Alexandria Blizzard

Brey Effertz

Winning both games in net for the Blizzard this weekend was goaltender Brey Effertz. The Minot, ND native played all 120 minutes in net, registering his sixth shutout in Saturday night’s game. Effertz faced 50 shots through both games, making 48 total saves through the weekend. “Brey had a great weekend in net, leading our team to two victories.  He was very solid in a great road win, and earned his league-leading 6th shutout on the season,” said Head Coach Jeff Crouse.

2nd Star: Jack Petroske, forward, Granite City Lumberjacks

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Mathew Sprink, forward, Granite City Lumberjacks

 

Stars of the Week Week of January 4, 2017sponsored by Bauer

Central Star of the Week: Mitch Dolter - North Iowa Bulls

Mitch Dolter

Faribault, MN native Mitch Dolter returned from the holiday with the gift of goals for the North Iowa Bulls. The 19-year-old forward netted three goals this weekend, which included one on the power-play, and one being a game-winner. Dolter was +3 through the weekend for North Iowa. “Mitch Dolter, from Faribault, MN has been finding the back of the net consistently lately.  His three goals last weekend were part of a stretch where he has scored in 5 of our last 6 games,” said General Manager and Head Coach Todd Sanden.

2nd Star: Mike Lyons, defenseman, North Iowa Bulls
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Bailey Schmitz, goaltender, Rochester Ice Hawks

 

Coastal Star of the Week: No Award

 

East Star of the Week: No Award

 

Frontier Star of the Week: Jesse Johnson - Great Falls Americans

Jesse Johnson

Playing a strong two-way game this weekend was Great Falls defenseman Jesse Johnson. The 20-year-old from Anchorage, AK notched five points for the Americans, including two goals and three assists. Johnson was also a +5.  “Jesse recently got his wisdom teeth removed, and he had not seen game-speed on the ice in a bit. To see him come back, and not miss a beat, was great,” said Assistant Coach Erik Gatson.

2nd Star: Dane Rieger, defenseman, Helena Bighorns
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Zach Ahiers, defenseman, Bozeman Icedogs – Alex Kruger, goaltender, Helena Bighorns – Liam Millar, forward, Bozeman Icedogs – Adam Vandenbos, forward, Great Falls Americans

 

Midwest Star of the Week: Nick Balestra - St. Louis Jr. Blues

Nick Balestra

Ringing in the new year with double-digit points was St. Louis forward Nick Balestra. The 18-year-old Jr. Blues stand out registered ten points through the weekend, which included four goals (one game-winner) and six assists. The Ballwin, MO native was +6, and had two goals on the power-play. “Nick had an outstanding weekend on the scoresheet. He played a big role in our 3-game sweep, and helped the team snap their losing streak,” said Head Coach Chris Flaugher.

2nd Star: Jack Hatton, forward, St. Louis Jr. Blues
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): none

 

Northeast Star of the Week: No Award

 

South Star of the Week: No Award

 

West Star of the Week: Will Mix - Granite City Lumberjacks

Will Mix

Granite City’s Will Mix showed off his leadership this weekend for the Lumberjacks. The 20-year-old from Kennewick, WA scored three goals, including a game-winning goal, and was +2 through the weekend. “Will had a great offensive game for us against Alexandria.  Just after Alex tied the game, he scored on the next shift to lead us to victory. That's being a great leader,” said Head Coach Bradley Willner.

2nd Star: Alex Weissenborn, goaltender, Willmar WarHawks
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Brady Dahl, forward, Granite City Lumberjacks – Dylan Gast, forward, Willmar WarHawks – Max Kjome, defenseman, New Ulm Steel – Orlando Scherz, forward, New Ulm Steel

 

Stars of the Week Week of December 21, 2016sponsored by Bauer

Central Star of the Week: Spencer Hadacek - Rochester Ice Hawks

Spencer Hadacek

Earning Rochester’s first hat-trick of the season, forward Spencer Hadacek shined in the Ice Hawks’ contest against Cape Code on Sunday. The Mason City, IA native was +3 with three goals over the weekend, one of which was on the power play. “Spencer's performance all weekend was excellent. He continued to bring his top-notch work ethic, and was rewarded with a hat-trick on our last game of the weekend. Hadacek helped Rochester pick up a Win over Cape Cod,” said Head Coach Eric Hofmann.

2nd Star: Connor Clemons, forward, North Iowa Bulls

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Jake Faulkner, defenseman, Wisconsin Whalers – Anthony Fortin, forward, Wisconsin Whalers – Jason Miner, defenseman, North Iowa Bulls

 

Coastal Star of the Week: Connor Busch - Maine Wild

Connor Busch

Playing all 200-feet this weekend, defenseman Connor Busch made his presence known during the NA3HL Showcase. The Lake of the Hills, IL native registered seven points this weekend including three goals (one game-winner and one short-handed goal), and four assists. Busch was +5 through three games in Blaine.  “Connor is one of best D men in our league. He is a leader on our team and works daily with our younger players,” said Head Coach Jack Lowry.

2nd Star: Leo Lake, goaltender, Northeast Generals

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Dan Moore, forward, Cape Cod Islanders

 

East Star of the Week: Tyler Groth - Wooster Oilers

Tyler Groth

Helping the Wooster Oilers to a weekend sweep, defenseman Tyler Groth stepped up his game from the blue line. The South Lyon, MI native notched five points (one goal and four assists) and was +5 through three games. “Tyler Groth helped us defensively throughout the entire showcase. We were 100% on our penalty kill through the showcase and Tyler was a huge part of that. Not only that, he also contributed offensively putting up five points in three games (1 G, 4 A),” said Assistant General Manager and Head Coach Aaron Hernandez.

2nd Star: Andrew Kormos, goaltender, Metro Jets

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Louis Boudon, forward, Metro Jets – Ben Hamilton, defenseman, Toledo Cherokee – Ricky Kwapich, forward, Toldeo Cherokee – Mike Zenone, forward, Wooster Oilers

 

Frontier Star of the Week: Cade Boreing - Gillette Wild

Cade Boreing

With six points at the NA3HL Showcase, Gillette’s Cade Boreing helped the Wild to a perfect weekend sweep. The Littleton, CO native registered three goals (two game-winning goals and one on the power-play), three assists, and was a +5.  “Cade had a great weekend for us at the showcase. He helped us go 3-0 at the showcase, and we look for Cade continue to help us in the second half of the year,” said Head Coach Brendon Hodge.

2nd Star: Kyle Truax, forward, Gillette Wild

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): none

 

Midwest Star of the Week: Brandon Rozema - Evansville Jr. Thunderbolts

Brandon Rozema

Evansville’s Brandon Rozema led the way for the Jr. Thunderbolts’ offense through three tough games this weekend. The Grandville, MI native tallied seven points (two goals, five assists) and was +3 while in Blaine. “Rozema has been a leader all year, and this weekend he was nothing but great. He leads on and off the ice, that's why he our captain. He works hard and is willing to pay the price to score a goal,” said Head Coach Dylan Clarke.

2nd Star: Jake Ustorf, forward, Cincinnati Thunder

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Daniel Dunaway, forward, St. Louis Jr. Blues – Jack Hatton, forward, St. Louis Jr. Blues – Cameron Sangster, forward, Cincinnati Thunder

 

Northeast Star of the Week: Blake Bennett - Lockport Express

Blake Bennett

Heating up in the Northeast this weekend was Blake Bennett of the Lockport Express, who contributed eleven points in the team’s Showcase sweep. The Grand Island, NY native grabbed six goals and five assists through three games, which included two power-play goals and a game-winning goal. Bennett was +10 through the weekend.  “Blake Bennett is a pure goal scorer, plain and simple.  He always finds a way to put the puck in the net,” said General Manager and Head Coach Frank Vecchio.

2nd Star: Ryan Flanagan, forward, Binghamton Jr. Senators

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Andrew Logar, forward, Lockport Express – Cole Skelly, defenseman, Binghamton Jr. Senators

 

South Star of the Week: Tucker Alspaugh - Louisiana Drillers

Tucker Alspaugh

Drillers’ defenseman Tucker Alspaugh started his weekend at the NA3HL Showcase by scoring a breakaway, game-winning goal with seven seconds left for Louisiana. The Lafayette, LA native gathered two goals, three assists, and was +1 in a three-game weekend for the Drillers. Alspaugh commented on his weekend by saying, “Being able to help the team by scoring a few goals is a good feeling.”"Tucker is a raw talent that skates as good as anyone in this league. He's a player that can play in all situations in a game," said head coach Shawn McNeil.

2nd Star: Sascha Figi, forward, Atlanta Capitals

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Jesse Brown, forward, Atlanta Capitals – Gary Glassman, goaltender, Point Mallard Ducks – Niki Raiskio, defenseman, Louisiana Drillers

 

West Star of the Week: Dylan Gast - Willmar WarHawks

Dylan Gast

Sparking the offense in Willmar’s NA3HL Showcase sweep was forward Dylan Gast. The White Bear Lake native stayed hot with six points for the WarHawks, registering four goals and two assists. Gast was +7 through the weekend in Blaine. “Dylan was a dominant force all weekend in all aspects of the game. He's just beginning to scratch the surface of what he can do,” said Head Coach Christopher Blaisuis.

2nd Star: Andrej Jamnicky, forward, Granite City Lumberjacks

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Ryan Smith, forward, Granite City Lumberjacks

 

Stars of the Week Week of December 14, 2016sponsored by Bauer

Central Star of the Week: Sam Dabrowski - La Crosse Freeze

Sam Dabrowski

With two game-winning goals in both wins this weekend, forward Sam Dabrowski put up five points for the Freeze in a stellar weekend performance. The Onalaska, WI native also notched a power play goal, and was +1 through three games.  “Sam had a great weekend. He's led our offense all season, and this weekend he stepped it up again by scoring big goals for us at clutch times,” said General Manager and Head Coach Robert Hodnicki.

2nd Star: Jacob Silverstein, goaltender, La Crosse Freeze
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Marshall Barnes, forward, North Iowa Bulls – Jake Faulkner, defenseman, Wisconsin Whalers – Lucas McKinnon, forward, North Iowa Bulls – Drew Steines, forward, Wisconsin Whalers

 

Coastal Star of the Week: Ryan Paul - New England Stars

Ryan Paul

Stacking up an eight-point weekend, Ryan Paul was an offensive force for the Stars this weekend. The Morgan, VT native grabbed four goals (one GWG and one PPG), four assists, and was +5 through two games this weekend. “Ryan continues to be an impact player for our team.  His dedication and work ethic are second to none.  He plays all 200 feet of the ice in practices and games,” said Head Coach Darryl Green.

2nd Star: James Pollock, forward, Cape Cod Islanders
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Ryan Clifford, goaltender, Cape Cod Islanders

 

East Star of the Week: Vincent Casale - Pittsburgh Vengeance

Vincent Casale

Allison Park, PA native Vincent Casale drove the Vengeance to a weekend sweep thanks to his help. The forward notched four points: two goals (one GWG and one PPG) and two assists in Pittsburgh’s two-game weekend. Casale was a +5 through both games played. “Casale continues to improve his game. He has really added to the offensive side of his game for us this year,” said General Manager and Head Coach David Dorsey.

2nd Star: Louis Boudon, forward, Metro Jets
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Dom Glavach, forward, Pittsburgh Vengeance – Brock Grandbois, forward, Toldeo Cherokee – Tyler Groth, defenseman, Wooster Oilers – Hayden Winch, forward, Metro Jets – Michael Zenone, forward, Wooster Oilers

 

Frontier Star of the Week: Reed Kelly - Yellowstone Quake

Reed Kelly

Hitting the double-digits this weekend was Yellowstone’s Reed Kelly, who rallied the Quake with his 10-point effort through two games.  The Somerset, WI native had six goals, four assists, and was a +8 in the Quake’s weekend sweep. “Reed has been really consistent this year throughout with his development as an individual. He creates time and space to help his teammates have success as well. He is a fun player to watch, and we are excited for his success going forward,” said General Manager and Head Coach Ryan Theros.

2nd Star: Wyatt Mathews, defenseman, Missoula Jr. Bruins
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Kyle Amundson, forward, Bozeman Icedogs – Nicholas Battaglia, goaltender, Helena Bighorns – Cade Boreing, forward, Gillette Wild – Zachary Colgrove, forward, Missoula Jr. Bruins – Tanner Congdon, forward, Great Falls Americans – Kyle Hayter, forward, Helena Bighorns – Drew Pehrson, goaltender, Bozeman Icedogs – Mitch Ramstad, defenseman, Great Falls Americans

 

Midwest Star of the Week: Jacob Friedman - Cincinnati Thunder

Jacob Friedman

Forward Jacob Friedman helped the Thunder find their way to a weekend of wins by putting five points on the board for Cincinnati. Freidman, from Dayton, OH, scored two goals, three assists, and was +5 through Cincinnati’s two wins over the weekend. “Jacob has taken a big step forward for us this season, as he is taking on a larger role in our lineup.  He played a huge role for us offensively this weekend in a pair of huge divisional games.  As a team, we have struggled to score at times this year, and Jacob is someone we lean on to help in that area.  This weekend he came up big for us,” said General Manager and Head Coach Ryan Coville.

2nd Star: Bradley Begeman, forward, Cincinnati Thunder
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Jack Hatton, forward, St. Louis Jr. Blues – Daniil Ovchinnikov, forward, St. Louis Jr. Blues

 

Northeast Star of the Week: Sam Fitzpatrick - Lockport Express

Sam Fitzpatrick

Making 41 of 42 saves, goaltender Sam Fitzpatrick showed off his magic in net for Lockport during a big win on Saturday. The Wildwood, NJ native posted a .976 SV% in the win for the Express.  “Fitz is the backbone of our team in goal, and he played like the number 1 that he is on Saturday night,” said Frank Vecchio, Lockport’s General Manager and Head Coach.

2nd Star: Craig Garrigan, forward Skylands Kings
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Blake Bennett, forward, Lockport Express – Steven Ford – forward, Skylands Kings – Armaan Thiara, forward, Syracuse Stampede

 

South Star of the Week: Melker Kroon - Texas Jr. Brahmas

Melker Kroon

With a hot stick, Melker Kroon kept the heat burning this weekend for the Texas Jr. Brahmas. The Malmo, Sweden native registered 7 points in a +6 performance. Kroon scored five goals (two GWG, one SHG, and one PPG), two assists, and was +6 in three games this weekend for Texas. “Melker continues to be an offensive spark for our team. In addition to getting two GWG's this week, he also completed the a rare "Mario Lemieux hat trick": scoring a short-handed, power-play and even-strength goal in one game,” said Head Coach Michael Hill.

2nd Star: Vincent Dekumbis, forward, Texas Jr. Brahmas
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Jesse Brown, forward, Atlanta Capitals – Niki Raiskio, forward, Louisiana Drillers – Adam Vannelli, defenseman, Atlanta Capitals – Timothy Zittel, forward, Louisiana Drillers

 

West Star of the Week: Brenden Payne - Alexandria Blizzard

Brenden Payne

Snagging nine points for the Blizzard this weekend, forward Brenden Payne led Alexandria to two wins over the weekend with his offense. The Plainfield, IL native was +9 for Alexandria through two games, in which he contributed three goals (one SHG, one PPG) and six assists. “Brenden had a great weekend offensively. He used his speed and vision to his advantage, and it obviously paid off,” said Head Coach Jeff Crouse.

2nd Star: Owen Sikich, forward, Granite City Lumberjacks
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Andrej Jamnicky, forward, Granite City Lumberjacks – Connor Nilson, defenseman, Alexandria Blizzard – Nathan Siclovan, goaltender, New Ulm Steel

 

Stars of the Week Week of December 7, 2016sponsored by Bauer

Central Star of the Week: Austin Lewis - Wisconsin Whalers

Austin Lewis

With points in every game, Austin Lewis strung together an eight-point weekend for Wisconsin. Hailing from Rockford, IL, the Whalers forward had two power-play goals, and racked up a +3 rating.  “It's great to see things coming together for Austin. His hard work on and off of the ice is paying off, ” said Head Coach Tom McDermott.

2nd Star: Steven Mordini, defenseman, North Iowa Bulls

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Connor Boscaccy, forward, Wisconsin Whalers – Hunter Dolan, forward, La Crosse Freeze – Donny Schultz, forward, La Crosse Freeze – Brendan Studioso, forward, North Iowa Bulls

 

Coastal Star of the Week: Martins Vitolins - Long Beach Sharks

Martins Vitolins

Adding two more games to his season-long (28 games) point streak, Long Beach forward Martins Vitolins collected seven points this weekend on the road. Vitolins had both game-winning goals this weekend for the Sharks. The Riga, Latvia native also included a short-handed goal and a +3 rating in his weekend stats. “Martins had a very good weekend, not only on the scoresheet, but also in his physical play. He has continued to improve his play every week,” said Head Coach Mike Stanaway.

2nd Star: Tyson Gudaitis, forward, New England Stars

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Chuck Costello, forward, Cape Cod Islanders – Leevi Kervinen, forward, East Coast Minutemen – Oskar Lindberg, forward, Long Beach Sharks – Anton Zemba, goaltender, Cape Cpd Islanders

 

East Star of the Week: Adrian Morales - Toledo Cherokee

Adrian Morales

Goaltender Adrian Morales stood strong net for the Cherokee on Saturday night, making 41 perfect saves for a 1-0 shutout win. The Monroe, MI native played 65 minutes through the night, and went on to take Toledo’s win in the shootout. “Adrian was the difference Saturday night. He played great for us, and was the reason we were able to win in the shootout, ” said General Manager and Head Coach Kenny Miller.

2nd Star: Cam Williams, forward, Pittsburgh Vengeance
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Ethan Resetar, forward, Toldeo Cherokee – Brian Tallieu, goaltender, Metro Jets – Mathias Tellstrom, forward, Metro Jets

 

Frontier Star of the Week: Riley Holwegner - Gillette Wild

Riley Holwegner

Continuing his six-game point streak, forward Riley Holwegner racked up seven points for the Wild at home this weekend. The Bismarck, ND native had two goals and five assists, and finished the weekend at +8.  “Riley has played great for us this year. This weekend he took control with 7 points and was +8 on 11 combined goals for our team. Riley has continued to get better for us throughout the year and he's a big part of our team,” said Head Coach Brendon Hodge.

2nd Star: Nick Ottenbacher, goaltender, Yellowstone Quake

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Jesse Johnson, defenseman, Great Falls Americans – Sandis Mezharups, forward, Great Falls Americans – Jack Oberg, forward, Gillette Wild

 

Midwest Star of the Week: Alex Werdmuller - St. Louis Jr. Blues

Alex Werdmuller

Forward Alex Werdmuller gave the St. Louis Jr. Blues an offensive push this weekend, gathering four points through two games. The Laguna Hills, CA native register two power-play goals and finished the weekend +1.  “Alex had a solid weekend. While being down 2-0 on Sunday, Alex scored two goals to get us back in the game. His efforts helped propel our team to a come-from-behind win,” said General Manager and Head Coach Chris Flaugher.

2nd Star: Ryan Edgar, forward, St. Louis Jr. Blues

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): none

 

Northeast Star of the Week: Ryan Reifler - Binghamton Junior Senators

Ryan Reifler

Extending his point streak to 16 games, forward Ryan Reifler brought the heat this weekend at home. The Binghamton, NY native put up 13 points (3 goals and 10 assists) and was +13 for the Jr. Senators. Reifler had one power-play goal on Saturday night. “Ryan had an outstanding weekend. He came up with major contributions on the score sheet to lead us to two wins,” said Assistant Coach Nick Perri.

2nd Star: Dom Bogdziul, forward, Binghamton Jr. Senators

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): none

 

South Star of the Week: Sascha Figi - Atlanta Capitals

Sascha Figi

Atlanta’s Sascha Figi led the way this weekend, grabbing four points and standing at +4 for the Capitals. The Kloten, Switzerland native contributed a power-play goal amongst this points for the Capitals’ weekend split.  “Figi dominated the weekend for us, helping us to a split with Nashville,” said Assistant Coach Jason Smith.

2nd Star: Remy Kesling, forward, Euless Jr. Stars

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Travis Brain, forward, Point Mallard Ducks – Jesse Brown, forward, Atlanta Capitals – Anthony Chavez, forward, Euless Jr. Stars – Jake Cox, forward, Point Mallard Ducks - Santeri Seppinen, goaltender, Louisiana Drillers – Brandon Vukasin, forward, Louisiana Drillers

 

West Star of the Week: Caleb Anderson - Alexandria Blizzard

Caleb Anderson

Sioux Falls, SD native Caleb Anderson rallied the Blizzard with five points over the weekend. The forward contributed two goals, three assists and was +3 through two games. Anderson also found the back of the net on the power play for Alexandria. “Caleb had a great weekend. He led our team in scoring, and was a great leader on and off ice this past weekend,” said Head Coach Jeff Crouse.

2nd Star: Brey Effertz, goaltender, Alexandria Blizzard

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Mac Berglove, goaltender, Granite City Lumberjacks – Jordan Olson, defenseman, Granite City Lumberjacks – Ken Toriumi, forward, Willmar WarHawks

 

Stars of the Week Week of November 30, 2016sponsored by Bauer

Central Star of the Week: Josh Benson - North Iowa Bulls

Josh Benson

For the second week in a row, North Iowa’s Josh Benson stole the spotlight in the net for the Bulls. The Stillwater, MN native grabbed his first shutout of the season on Saturday night, saving all 27 shots he faced. “Josh Benson has continued to be a difference maker for the Bulls.  He is undefeated in 7 starts.  His recent efforts haven't gone unnoticed, as he was called up to the NAHL's Fairbanks Ice Dogs this week,” said General Manager and Head Coach Todd Sanden.

2nd Star: Dayton Honkanen, defenseman, North Iowa Bulls
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Anthony Fortin, forward, Wisconsin Whalers – Elliott Gerth, goaltender, Wisconsin Whalers – Conor Klaers, goaltender, La Crosse Freeze

 

Coastal Star of the Week: No Award

 

East Star of the Week: No Award

 

Frontier Star of the Week: Austin Azzinnaro - Missoula Junior Bruins

Austin Azzinnaro

With seven points this weekend, defenseman Austin Azzinnaro was a threat on both ends of the ice. The Spokane Valley, WA native was +7 through two games played, and contributed a power play goal on Saturday night. “Austin played a great two games over the weekend. He provided offense from the back end, and helped our transition game on both nights,” said Head Coach Marcus Baxter.

2nd Star: Carmon Teel, forward, Bozeman Icedogs
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Zach Ahiers, defenseman, Bozeman Icedogs – Josh Chamberlain, forward, Missoula Jr. Bruins – Tanner Congdon, forward, Great Falls Americans – Corbin Emery, defenseman, Billings Bulls – Keith Gustin, forward Billings Bulls – Brendan Jester, forward Great Falls Americans

 

Midwest Star of the Week: Dylan Carroll - St. Louis Jr. Blues

Dylan Carroll

Netting the game-winning goal on Saturday night, Jr. Blues defenseman Dylan Carroll stood tall for St. Louis in their road win over Cincinnati. The St. Peters, MO native grabbed a +5 rating through the night, while putting up two goals and an assist of his own. “Dylan put together a solid game Sat. night, putting up two goals from the blue line and adding an assist while being a plus 5.  He created a lot of offense and played a strong defensive game,” said Head Coach Chris Flaugher.

2nd Star: Regnars Duris, defenseman, St. Louis Jr. Blues
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): none

 

Northeast Star of the Week: Rich Hart - Syracuse Stampede

Rich Hart

Extending his point streak to five games, defenseman Rich Hart stepped up for the Stampede this weekend. The Liverpool, NY native collected a goal and three assists this weekend. Hart’s goal came on the power play, and was recorded as the game winning goal of the contest. “Rich was solid on D for us this past weekend. He added 4 points, which helped the team on both ends of the rink,” said General Manager and Head Coach Michael Beavis.

2nd Star: Oscar Lande, forward, Syracuse Stampede

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): none 

 

South Star of the Week: Jacob Peterson - Texas Jr. Brahmas

Jacob Peterson

An explosive offensive performance from Jacob Peterson led the Texas Jr. Brahmas through a weekend of wins. The defenseman from Oak Creek, WI registered four points through the weekend, which included two goals and two assists. Peterson’s goal on Sunday was on the power play, and became the game-winner for the Jr. Brahmas. “As a d-man, Jacob contributes everywhere on the ice.  This weekend, his offensive contributions were the difference for our team. He had a 3-point game on Saturday, and followed that up with the game winner on Sunday,” said Head Coach Michael Hill.

2nd Star: Kyle Klatt, forward, Atlanta Capitals
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Hunter Bersani, forward, Texas Jr. Brahmas – Brayden Hutchinson, forward, Louisiana Drillers – Kevin Lake, goaltender, Louisiana Drillers – Adam Vannelli, defenseman, Atlanta Capitals

 

West Star of the Week: Christian Lenzmeier - Breezy Point North Stars

Christian Lenzmeier

With a four-point performance over the weekend, Christian Lenzmeier rallied the North Stars through two games. The West Fargo, ND native was a +3 through the weekend and registered a power play goal on Sunday. “CJ is now playing as one of our top forwards every night for the past couple weeks and deservedly so. This past weekend CJ played out of his bubble becoming a game changer every shift,” said Head Coach Jon Jonasson.

2nd Star: Mathew Sprink, forward, Granite City Lumberjacks
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Tucker Bjorlin, forward, Granite City Lumberjacks – Nick Blanchette, forward/defenseman, Breezy Point North Stars

 

Stars of the Week Week of November 23, 2016sponsored by Bauer

Central Star of the Week: Josh Benson - North Iowa Bulls

Josh Benson

Stillwater, MN native Josh Benson stopped 30 of 31 shots in net in his win on Friday night. Benson held on for the win by stopping all three shooters he faced in the shootout for North Iowa, earning him a .968 SV% through 65 minutes of play. “Josh Benson was outstanding on Friday for the Bulls. Josh gives us the confidence to play an aggressive offensive style of game.  If we make a mistake, he is there to make the saves we need,” said General Manager and Head Coach Todd Sanden.

2nd Star: Danny Toycen, forward, La Crosse Freeze
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Jake Faulkner, forward, Wisconsin Whalers – Matt Resch, forward, Wisconsin Whalers – Donny Schultz, forward, La Crosse Freeze – Brendan Studioso, forward, North Iowa Bulls 

 

Coastal Star of the Week: Ian Gately - New England Stars

Ian Gately

Helping the Stars earn a weekend sweep, forward Ian Gately grabbed five points and a +6 rating through two games. The Goffstown, NH native continues to make an impact for New England, who swept the weekend at home over Roc City. “Ian continues to be rewarded for his hard work. His physical play contributes to his offense, allowing his efforts to come shining through,” said Head Coach Darryl Green.

2nd Star: none
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): none

 

East Star of the Week: Graham Day - Metro Jets

Graham Day

With a hat trick on Saturday night, Graham Day led to Jets to two big wins over the weekend. The Rochester, MI native picked up a total of four goals over the weekend, one being short-handed, and finished two games at +5. “Graham was the difference for us on Saturday when the game was tight.  He scored a key SHG and another in the 3rd to extend the lead.  His leadership on and off the ice this year have continued to influence our group positively,” said General Manager and Head Coach Justin Quenneville. 

2nd Star: Dom Glavach, forward, Pittsburgh Vengeance
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Brian Dee, forward, Pittsburgh Vengeance – Robby Flannery, defenseman, Metro Jets – Brock Grandbois, forward, Toldeo Cherokee – Anthony Weinrich, forward, Toldeo Cherokee

 

Frontier Star of the Week: Nick Nast - Great Falls Americans

Nick Nast

Saturdays are for shutouts in the world of Nick Nast, who stood on his head for the Americans this weekend. The Oxnard, CA native collected 35 perfect saves in his second shutout of the season, as Great Falls took a 6-0 win over Missoula. “Nick had a dominating performance, shutting down the opposing team on every opportunity they had,” said Assistant Coach Erik Gatson.

2nd Star: Reed Kelly, forward, Yellowstone Quake
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Brendan Bessee, forward, Helena Bighorns – Brad Estrada, forward, Helena Bighorns – Daniel Johansson, forward, Billings Bulls – Danny O’Donnell, defenseman, Great Falls Americans – Ludvig Omdal, forward, Billings Bulls – Nick Ottenbacher, forward, Yellowstone Quake

 

Midwest Star of the Week: Nick Balestra - St. Louis Jr. Blues

Nick Balestra

Forward Nick Balestra continued his offensive contributions for the St. Louis Jr. Blues this weekend, racking up 11 points. The Ballwin, MO native finished at +11 through two games, and collected a power play goal in his five goal, six assist weekend.  “Nick had an offensive explosion this weekend. He continues to be a point producer for our club,” said General Manager and Head Coach Chris Flaugher.

2nd Star: Ivan Galaguzov, forward, St. Louis Jr. Blues
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Tyler Geloneck, goaltender, Cincinnati Thunder

 

Northeast Star of the Week: Hunter Soden - Syracuse Stampede

Hunter Soden

With two hat tricks over the weekend, Hunter Soden collected seven points in three games for Syracuse. The Pequannock, NJ native registered six goals and an assist, including the game-winning goal on Sunday night. “Hunter Soden was the dominant player during the weekend.  Hunt's 2 hat tricks and one assist powered us to this past weekend’s sweep of Lockport.  Hunt played both ends of the ice all weekend, making sure to contribute his scoring touch,” said General Manager and Head Coach Michael Beavis.

2nd Star: Conor Landrigan, forward, Binghamton Jr. Senators
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Blake Bennett, forward, Lockport Express – Jacob Hanebrink, forward, Jersey Shore Wildcats – Ramsey Mayne, defenseman, Syracuse Stampede – Adam Partridge, goaltender, Lockport Express – Jeremy Wilber, forward, Binghamton Jr. Senators

 

South Star of the Week: Sascha Figi - Atlanta Capitals

Sascha Figi

Eight points in three games from forward Sascha Figi powered the Atlanta Capitals to two wins over the weekend. The Kloten, Switzerland native notched the game-winning goal on Sunday night to finish the Capitals weekend out strong. “Sascha's ability to shoot the puck on the power play helped us get our power play back on track. He had 3 power play goals of our 6 this weekend. He also tallied 5 assists,” said Assistant Coach Jason Smith

2nd Star: Mark Revniaga, forward, Point Mallard Ducks
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Jesse Brown, forward, Atlanta Capitals – T.J. Delaney, forward, Euless Jr. Stars – Nick Sheridan, forward, Euless Jr. Stars

 

West Star of the Week: Riley Tigrett - Willmar WarHawks

Riley Tigrett

Forward Riley Tigrett helped secure a weekend sweep for the Willmar WarHawks at home. Tigrett registered three goals and two assists in two games, and finished the weekend at +6. “Riley stepped up and showed us why he is our team captain this weekend. He not only elevated his game, but the play of the entire team. He produced, but also helped to create opportunities for his teammates as well,” said Head Coach Chris Blaisuis.

2nd Star: Alex Flicek, forward, Breezy Point North Stars
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Mac Berglove, goaltender, Granite City Lumberjacks – Andrej Jamnicky, forward, Granite City Lumberjacks – Magnus Lindhe, goaltender, Breezy Point North Stars

 

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Central Star of the Week: Taylor Dickert - Wisconsin Whalers

Taylor Dickert

With two goals on Friday night, Taylor Dickert had a strong performance for the Wisconsin Whalers. Both of the Middleton, WI native’s goals were registered on the power play. Head Coach Tom McDermott commented on Dickert’s efforts by saying, “Great to see him get some results for all his hard work.”

2nd Star: Broddey Richards, forward, Wisconsin Whalers
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): none

 

Coastal Star of the Week: Dom Lamanno - New England Stars

Dom Lamanno

A stellar Saturday night performance by Dom Lamanno led the New England Stars to a 3-1 win over the Jersey Show Wildcats. The Oceanside, NY native collected 26 saves through all 60 minutes in the win. “Lamanno was exceptional on Saturday night vs. Jersey Shore.  His compete level and tracking were superb.  He made many grade A saves, which included stopping two breakaways,” said Head Coach Darryl Green.

2nd Star: none
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): none

 

East Star of the Week: Nolan Puhala - Pittsburgh Vengeance

Nolan Puhala

Firing up the Vengeance offense this week was forward Nolan Puhala. The Pittsburgh, PA native grabbed three goals and an assist over the weekend, completing his performance with a +4 rating. On Friday, Puhala was credited the game-winning goal. “Nolan has really been developing as player in recent weeks, and has added a needed scoring threat to our line up,” said General Manager and Head Coach David Dorsey. 

2nd Star: Jake Gwillim, goaltender, Metro Jets
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Jake Hough, goaltender, Pittsburgh Vengeance – Mathias Tellstrom, forward, Metro Jets

 

Frontier Star of the Week: Angus Campbell - Helena Bighorns

Angus Campbell

Snagging his first win of the season, Angus Campbell stood tall in net to take down Frontier Division rival Missoula. The Kelowna, BC native registered 54 saves throughout the night in the win. “Previously, Helena had lost 4 in a row to Missoula. Angus allowed one goal in the third, and then shut Missoula down, including a 26 save 3rd period to get the win,” said General Manager and Head Coach Wendell Richards.

2nd Star: Carter Johnson, forward, Yellowstone Quake
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Jarrett Scheibel, forward, Helena Bighorns

 

Midwest Star of the Week: Trevor Veneklase - Cincinnati Thunder

Trevor Veneklase

In a big weekend at home, Trevor Veneklase grabbed two goals and four assists for the Thunder. The Brentwood, TN native’s six points came up big in Sunday’s win over the Nashville Jr. Predators. “Trevor is a much improved player for us this season.  After our group struggled on Saturday night, we bounced back in a big way on Sunday, and Trevor led the way offensively.  He's a big forward, who is getting stronger, and understands the game really well.  He's always been a reliable defensive forward for us, and it's great to see him continue to develop his offensive game,” said General Manager and Head Coach Ryan Colville

2nd Star: Sam Maddox, forward, St. Louis Jr. Blues
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Mihali See, forward, Cincinnati Thunder

 

Northeast Star of the Week: Dominik Bogdziul - Binghamton Junior Senators

Dominik Bogdziul

Powering through with an 11-point weekend, Binghamton’s Dominik Bogdziul made his presence known at the front of the net. The Vilnius, Lithuania native tallied seven goals and four assists, which included two power-play goals and the game-winning goal on Sunday night. Bogdziul was a +8 through the weekend. “Dom had a dominant weekend. His five goal performance on Sunday was an incredible achievement. We are very proud of Dom's performance,” said Assistant Coach Nick Perri

2nd Star: Eric Vanderhoff, forward, Skylands Kings
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Matt Allen, forward, Syracuse Stampede – Connor Landrigan, forward, Binghamton Jr. Senators – Mathias Yttereng, goaltender, Skylands Kings

 

South Star of the Week: William Rooney - Euless Jr. Stars

William Rooney

Stepping up on offense for the Jr. Stars, William Rooney registered three goals and an assist for Euless. From Robinsdale, MN, Rooney had the game-winning goal on Saturday, and finished the weekend a +5. “Rooney always comes to play. He contributes his big play-making skills on a daily basis. He plays the right way, as he definitely has a niche for the net,” said General Manager and Head Coach Don Babineau.

2nd Star: Kyle Klatt, forward, Atlanta Capitals
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Connor Fewster, goaltender, Atlanta Capitals – Tristan Wilson, forward, Euless Jr. Stars

 

West Star of the Week: Logan Nelson - Alexandria Blizzard

Logan Nelson

With a five-point weekend, Alexandria forward Logan Nelson lead the Blizzard to victory over the weekend. Registering three goals and two assists, the St. Michael, MN native grabbed a power-play goal in each game this weekend, and finished out at a +3. “Logan was a threat every time he stepped on the ice this past weekend. He used his speed to create his offense, and played well in both ends of the rink,” said Head Coach Jeff Crouse. 

2nd Star: Steven Gustafson, defenseman, Alexandria Blizzard
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Braden Altena, forward, Granite City Lumberjacks – Christian Lenzmeier, forward, Breezy Point North Stars – Bronson Moore, goaltender, Breezy Point North Stars – Owen Sikich, forward, Granite City Lumberjacks

 

Stars of the Week Week of November 9, 2016sponsored by Bauer

Central Star of the Week: Austin Lewis - Wisconsin Whalers

Austin Lewis

Wisconsin forward Austin Lewis produced a consistent weekend for the Whalers, gathering seven points at home. The Rockford, IL native tallied two goals, five assists, and had a +5 rating in two games played. Lewis was credited with the game-winning goal on Friday night, along with a short-handed goal in the Whalers weekend sweep. “Austin played great all weekend for us,” said Head Coach Tom McDermott

2nd Star: Sam Dabrowski, forward, La Crosse Freeze
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Connor Boscaccy, forward, Wisconsin Whalers – Kevin Bryant, forward, La Crosse Freeze – Mitch Dolter, forward, North Iowa Bulls - Brady Meyers, goaltender, North Iowa Bulls – Austin Renn, forward, Rochester Ice Hawks

 

Coastal Star of the Week: Dylan Vrees - L/A Fighting Spirit

Dylan Vrees

A five-goal, six-point weekend for Dylan Vrees showcased his offensive skills for the L/A Fighting Spirit. Sunday brought a hat trick and the game-winning goal for the Plaistow, NH native, who also registered a short-handed goal on Saturday night. “Dylan is one of the top forwards in the league. His skill set allow him to be a threat every night. He is a big part of our offense and has been very consistent this season. Dylan is a threat 5 on 5, on the PP, and on man down situations. He already has a handful of shorthanded goals this season,” said Assistant Coach Cameron Robichaud.

2nd Star: James Pollock
, forward, Cape Cod Islanders
Honorable Mention (alphabetical):
none

 

East Star of the Week: Robby Flannery - Metro Jets

Robby Flannery

Stepping up in the offensive side of play for the Metro Jets this weekend was defenseman Robby Flannery. Hailing from Lathrup Village, MI, Flannery grabbed four points (a power-play goal and three assists) and was +2 for the Jets in two games played. “Robby made some big plays, and scored another timely goal on the PP Saturday night.  He has the ability to be a threat every chance he is on the ice with his quick release,” said Head Coach Justin Quenneville.

2nd Star: Joel De Simone, goaltender, Pittsburgh Vengeance
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Dominick Glavach, forward, Pittsburgh Vengeance – Roman Malkov, goaltender, Toledo Cherokee – Cam Schwartz, forward, Metro Jets – Tristin Snyder, forward, Toldeo Cherokee

 

Frontier Star of the Week: John Dixon - Bozeman Icedogs

John Dixon

Defenseman John Dixon grabbed his first goals of the season for Bozeman this weekend, netting a hat trick on Friday night at home. Dixon, from Fairbanks, AK, totaled five points over two games played, while remaining a +6. “It is tough enough for any player to get a hat trick in a game, let alone a defenseman.  John had a 4-point night on Friday night and played very well in both ends.  He is one of our key guys that we rely on, and he showed why he is a leader on our team,” said Head Coach Mark Vichorek.

2nd Star: Nick Hast, goaltender, Great Falls Americans
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Malachi Bushey, forward, Great Falls Americans – Simo Huhtanen, goaltender, Billings Bulls – Ludvig Omdal, forward, Billings Bulls – Jacoby Warner, forward, Bozeman Icedogs

 

Midwest Star of the Week: Ivan Galaguzov - St. Louis Jr. Blues

Ivan Galaguzov

Three goals and an assist for Ivan Galaguzov gave the St. Louis Jr. Blues two wins on the road this weekend. The forward from Yekaterinberg, Russia was credited with the game-winning goal on Saturday, and stood at +3 through two games. “Ivan scored some big goals for us this weekend, and made some nice plays to boost our offense,” said Head Coach Chris Flaugher.

2nd Star: Nick Balestra, forward, St. Louis Jr. Blues
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): none

 

Northeast Star of the Week: Salvatore Lauretta - Binghamton Junior Senators

Salvatore Lauretta

Posting his first shutout of the season, Salvatore Lauretta stopped 20 shots in Binghamton’s victory on Friday night. From Center Moriches, NY, the 6’1” goaltender has tallied an 11-0-0-0 record so far this season. “Sal continues to forge his path as one of the top goaltenders in the league. His shutout this weekend was a great effort, as he helped lead our team to another weekend sweep,” said Assistant Coach Nick Perri.

2nd Star: Connor Landrigan, forward, Binghamton Jr. Senators

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): none

 

South Star of the Week: Jake Cox - Point Mallard Ducks

Jake Cox

Jake Cox gave Point Mallard an offensive boost this weekend, registering four points, and grabbing a game-winning goal for the Ducks. The Columbus, GA native had two power play goals on Friday, and stood at +2 through the weekend. “Jake has been instrumental in our success this season. He plays major minutes and in all situations,” said GM/Head Coach Tom Winkler.

2nd Star: Brayden Hutchinson, forward, Louisiana Drillers

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Sascha Figi, forward, Atlanta Capitals – Kevin Lake, goaltender, Louisiana Drillers – Boomer Miller, forward, Atlanta Capitals

 

West Star of the Week: Tyler Larwood - Breezy Point North Stars

Tyler Larwood

Forward Tyler Larwood led Breezy Point to victory on Friday night, grabbing three points in the North Stars’ road victory in Rochester. The Amherst, NY native found the back of the net during the power play, and tacked on two assists in his +1 performance. “Tyler Larwood has been playing with an edge lately that makes him a hard player to play against. When Larwood is on the ice right now, something positive is bound to go his way because of his persistent work ethic,” said Head Coach Jon Jonasson.

2nd Star: Luc Kreuser, forward, New Ulm Steel

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Mac Berglove, goaltender, Granite City Lumberjacks – Max Kjome, defenseman, New Ulm Steel – Sam Moberg, goaltender, Breezy Point North Stars – Jordan Olson, defenseman, Granite City Lumberjacks

 

Stars of the Week Week of November 2, 2016sponsored by Bauer

Central Star of the Week: Steve Mordini - North Iowa Bulls

Steve Mordini

Holding down the blue line, and offering an offensive touch, was North Iowa’s Steve Mordini this week. The 18-year-old defenseman stood strong for the Bulls, gathering a goal and 5 assists over the weekend, with a +5 performance. “Steven Mordini, a defenseman from Baraboo, WI provided steady defensive play while chipping in offensively for the Bulls in their weekend home and home sweep of Rochester.  Mordini tallied the game winner on the power play in Friday's 4-1 home win.  He had 6 points in the series and was +5,” said Head Coach Todd Sanden.

2nd Star: Owen Larson, forward, North Iowa Bulls
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Sam Dabrowski, forward, La Crosse Freeze – Elliott Gerth, goaltender, Wisconsin Whalers – Ben Ratner, forward, Wisconsin Whalers – Jacob Thousand, forward, La Crosse Freeze

 

Coastal Star of the Week: Aaron Deady - Cape Cod Islanders

Aaron Deady

Forward Aaron Deady climbed his way to earn Coastal Star honors this week with two goals and three assists over the weekend. The W. Greenwich, RI native also collected a +2 rating through two games. “Aaron has played his best hockey of the season when it mattered the most. He has lead our team by example both in the offensive and defensive zones,” said Head Coach Jay Punsky.