NA3HL announces Bauer Hockey Stars of the Week
The North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL) today announced the Divisional Stars of the Week presented by Bauer Hockey for the week ending January 1, 2023. The Divisional Stars of the Week is an award given each week of the regular season to the top performing players in each of the five divisions of the NA3HL as nominated by their head coaches.
Central Division Star of the Week: Cam Pendleton, Goalie, Peoria Mustangs
Peoria Mustangs netminder Cam Pendleton earned the Central Division Star of the Week after picking up two wins over the Rochester Grizzlies. In those two games, the Little Elm, TX native turned away 54 of the 57 shots he faced, recording a 1.50 GAA and a .947 SV%. Pendleton currently holds a 5-7-0-0 record with a 2.51 GAA and a .923 SV% on the season.
2nd Star: Ethan Chesney, F, Peoria Mustangs
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Matthew Haun, D, Rochester Grizzlies – Luke Morrisette, F, Rochester Grizzlies – Bryce Stensrud, F, Oregon Tradesmen
East Division Star of the Week: No Games
Frontier Division Star of the Week: Isaac Young, Forward, Gillette Wild
Isaac Young lit up the scoresheet in the two games totalling 6 points. The Fergus Falls, MN native opened up the weekend adding two assists, then in the following night scored two goals and handed out two helpers. This season Young has appeared in 29 games and has totalled 54 points with 16 goals and 38 assists.
2nd Star: Ryan McKenna, F, Sheridan Hawks
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Caleb Cross, G, Butte Cobras – Andrew Deskin, F, Helena Bighorns – Mason Eggen, D, Helena Bighorns – Anthony Foster, F, Gillette Wild – Braden Koliha, F, Bozeman Icedogs – Cam Milewski, G, Bozeman Icedogs – Wyatt Noble, D, Sheridan Hawks – Garrett Weisenburger, F, Great Falls Americans
South Division Star of the Week: No Games
West Division Star of the Week: Ryan Hadland, Forward, Alexandria Blizzard
Alexandria Blizzard leading scorer, forward Ryan Hadland, continued to add points onto his 2022-23 campaign as he combined for three points in two games. The Prior Lake, MN native added a goal and two assists. Hadland leads the Blizzard in scoring with 42 points this season playing in just 25 games with 21 goals and 21 assists.
2nd Star: Charlie Larsen, D, Alexandria Blizzard
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Gus Cantwell, F, New Ulm Steel – Jack Laser, F, New Ulm Steel