NA3HL announces monthly player awards for November
The North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL) has announced its monthly player awards for the month of November. The Bauer Hockey NA3HL Forward of the Month is Conor Landrigan of the Binghamton Jr. Senators. The Bauer Hockey NA3HL Defenseman of the Month is Danny O’Donnell of the Great Falls Americans. The Vaughn NA3HL Goaltender of the Month is Luke Olson from the Bozeman Icedogs. Only players who are nominated by their respective teams are considered for the NA3HL monthly awards.
Bauer Hockey NA3HL Forward of the Month: Conor Landrigan, Binghamton Jr. Senators
New Tripoli, PA native Conor Landrigan laid the lumber for the Senators’ offense in November. The 6’0”/185lbs 20-year-old had 19 points in six games, scoring eleven goals and eight assists this month. Landrigan had two power-play goals, two short-handed goals, and was a +15 through the six games. “Conor had a very strong month. He stepped up as our captain, and helped us to another successful month as a team,” said Assistant Coach Nicholas Perri.
Runner-Up: Martins Vitolins, Long Beach Sharks
Honorable Mention (by division): Ben Ratner, Wisconsin Whalers - Marshall Barnes, North Iowa Bulls – Graham Day, Metro Jets – Anthony Weinrich, Toledo Cherokee – Dom Glavach, Pittsburgh Vengeance – Liam Millar, Bozeman Icedogs – Reed Kelly, Yellowstone Quake – Brad Estrada, Helena Bighorns – Sebastian Simoncello, Evansville Jr Thunderbolts – Nick Balestra, St. Louis Jr. Blues – Nate Walker, Syracuse Stampede – Brayden Hutchinson, Louisiana Drillers – Jake Cox, Point Mallard Ducks – Melker Kroon, Texas Jr. Brahmas – Willam Rooney, Euless Jr.Stars – Jesse Brown, Atlanta Capitals – Kyle Wendorf, Willmar Warhawks – Andrej Jamnicky, Granite City Lumberjacks – Emil Lindfors, Alexandria Blizzard
Bauer Hockey NA3HL Defenseman of the Month: Danny O’Donnell, Great Falls Americans
With four goals and eleven assists, Great Falls defenseman Danny O’Donnell was a force at the blue line in November for the Americans. The 6’2”/185lbs 20-year-old from Ventura, CA was +10 through six games in November, and registered a game-winning goal to close out the month. “Danny continues to excel for our team as we make our way into the halfway mark of the season,” said Assistant Coach Erik Gatson.
Runner-Up: Adam Vannelli, Atlanta Capitals
Honorable Mention (by division): Jake Faulkner, Wisconsin Whalers – Mike Lyons, North Iowa Bulls – Nolan Arbuckle, New England Stars – Robby Flannery, Metro Jets – Will DelVerne, Toledo Cherokee – Trevor Wilhelm, St. Louis Jr. Blues – Rich Hart, Syracuse Stampede – Stephen Aponik, Binghamton Junior Senators – Tucker Alspaugh, Louisiana Drillers – Jacob Peterson, Texas Jr. Brahmas – Jordan Olson, Granite City Lumberjacks
Vaughn Hockey Goaltender of the Month: Luke Olson, Bozeman Icedogs
Grabbing two shutouts in November, Bozeman’s Luke Olson truly earned the NA3HL Vaughn Goaltender of the Month title in November. The 18-year-old from Hermantown, MN made 181 saves in November, with just seven goals against. Olson posted a .963 SV% through five games this month, earning him a 3-1 record that included two shutout performances. The 5’9”/160 lbs goaltender faced an average of 37.6 shots per game this month. “Luke had a very good month in our six wins this month. He was responsible for three of the wins, and two of those were shutouts. Luke has been very steady in goal all month, and the success of our team is tied to his ability to play big for us when needed,” said Head Coach Mark Vichorek.
Runner-Up: Joel De Simone, Pittsburgh Vengeance
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Elliott Gerth, Wisconsin Whalers – Josh Benson, North Iowa Bulls – Andrew Kormos, Metro Jets – Nick Ottenbacher, Yellowstone Quake – Hunter Smith, St. Louis Jr. Blues – Salvatore Lauretta, Binghamton Junior Senators – Kevin Lake, Louisiana Drillers – Tyler Myers, Texas Jr. Brahmas – Nolan Bivolcic, Atlanta Capitals – Mac Berglove, Granite City Lumberjacks
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