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 February 19, 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: Bryce Stensrud, Forward, Oregon Tradesmen
Bryce Sensrud totalled 7 points over three games to earn the Central Division Star of the Week. The Mundelein, IL native went 1-1-2, 0-1-1, and 1-3-4 over those three games helping the Tradesmen to three straight wins. Stensrud leads the Central's top ranked Tradesmen in points with 56.
2nd Star: Tyler Fromolz, G, Oregon Tradesmen
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Erik Hernborn, F, Rochester Grizzlies – Blake Keller, F, Milwaukee Power – Ruslan Ospanov, F, Rochester Grizzlies
East Division Star of the Week: Phil Feinberg, Forward, Northeast Generals
Northeast forward Phil Feinberg recorded 4 points in two games to earn the East Division Star of the Week. Feinberg scored a goal and then followed up with a 2 goal and an assist to help get the Generals to a perfect week. The Highland Ranch, CO native has played in 9 games this season recording 21 points.
2nd Star: Chris Keller, F, Long Beach Sharks
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Dylan Harbour, F, Long Beach Sharks
Frontier Division Star of the Week: Luke Schleusner, Defenseman, Butte Cobras
Cobras defenseman Luke Schleusner earned the Frontier Division Star of the Week for the second consecutive time after totalling 5 points in two games. The blue-liner netted 2 goals and added 3 assists while maintaining a +5 rating. The Mountlake Terrace, WA native has appeared in 35 games this season and has totalled 54 points with 24 goals and 30 assists.
2nd Star: Bodie Shepardson, F, Bozeman Icedogs
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Tyler Bloom, F, Helena Bighorns - Braden Cunningham, F, Helena Bighorns – Dominik Hauer, F, Bozeman Icedogs – Noah Osiowy, F, Great Falls Americans – Ryler Scheele, F, Sheridan Hawks – Carson Streich, D, Butte Cobras – Jace Thompson, F, Great Falls Americans — Teejay Torgrimson, F, Sheridan Hawks
South Division Star of the Week: Aaron Best, Forward, Texas Brahmas
Brahmas forward Aaron Best recorded an impressive 13 points over 4 games to earn the title as South Division Star of the Week. The Oklahoma native added 4 goals and dished out 9 assists over those four games. This season, Best has played in 43 games where he has totalled 48 points with 20 goals and 28 assists.
2nd Star: Jameson Klein, D, New Mexico Ice Wolves
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Riley Gorman, G, Texas Brahmas – Jo Kawagishi, F, New Mexico Ice Wolves – Adrian Sanchez, F, Texas RoadRunners – Brandon Wicker, D, Texas RoadRunners
West Division Star of the Week: Konrad Kausch, Goalie, Alexandria Blizzard
Blizzard goaltender Konrad Kausch turned away 62 of the shots he faced in back-to-back wins, including a shutout, to earn the West Division Star of the Week. The Duluth, MN native took back-to-back wins against the Granite City Lumberjacks after a 24 shot shutout win, and then only allowing 3 goals after stopping 38 in the second win. This season Kausch has appeared in 3 games for the Blizzard where he has a perfect 3-0 record, 1.64 GAA and a .943 SV%.
2nd Star: Paul Huglen, F, Granite City Lumberjacks
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Hayden Demars, F, Alexandria Blizzard – Griffin Lennes, F, New Ulm Steel – Nick O’Brien, D, New Ulm Steel – AJ Schemenauer, G, Granite City Lumberjacks