NA3HL announces monthly player awards for February
The North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL) has announced its monthly player awards for the month of February. The Forward of the Month is Luke Schleusner of the Butte Cobras. The Defenseman of the Month is Denis Radchenko of the Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks. The Goaltender of the Month is Keaton French of the Helena Bighorns. Only players who are nominated by their respective teams are considered for the NA3HL monthly awards.
Bauer Hockey NA3HL Forward of the Month: Luke Schleusner, Butte Cobras
Butte Cobras forward Luke Schleusner lit the scoresheet over the month of February playing in 8 games. The Washington State native totalled a jaw-dropping 25 points that included 8 goals and 17 assists with a +17 rating for the Cobras. Schleusner has played in 37 games this season and has totalled 63 points.
Runner-Up: Matvey Ivanov, Texas RoadRunners
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Camden Cunningham, Helena Bighorns – Brian Essing, Norwich Sea Captains – Phil Feinberg, Northeast Generals – Ryan Hadland, Alexandria Blizzard – Nick Jameus, Atlanta Capitals – Hayden Johnson, Granite City Lumberjacks – Blake Keller, Milwaukee Power – Luke Morrisette, Rochester Grizzlies – Lahoussine Salama, New Ulm Steel – Bodie Shepardson, Bozeman Icedogs – Hayden Shoemake, Oregon Tradesmen – Jace Thompson, Great Falls Americans – Teejay Torgrimson, Sheridan Hawks – Braeden Whitesell, New Mexico Ice Wolves
Bauer Hockey NA3HL Defenseman of the Month: Denis Radchenko, Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks
Danbury defenseman Denis Radchenko earned the Defenseman of the Month title after totalling 17 points in 10 games during the month of February. Radchenko netted 4 goals and dished out 13 assists all while keeping a +17 plus/minus. Radchenko has played in 42 games this season and has racked up 51 points.
Runner-Up: Colin Hedland, Mason City Toros
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Dylan Cunningham, Helena Bighorns – Will Falconer, Oregon Tradesmen – Tim Hayden, Norwich Sea Captains – Wyatt Johnson, Alexandria Blizzard – Davis Kinne, Northeast Generals – Jameson Klein, New Mexico Ice Wolves – Logan Kroyman, Rochester Grizzlies – Alex Leaf, Great Falls Americans – Austin Micale, Atlanta Capitals – Kyle Mortenson, Granite City Lumberjacks – Nick O’Brien, New Ulm Steel – Kyle Portlock, Texas RoadRunners – Makhai Sparks, Sheridan Hawks – Carson Streich, Butte Cobras – Bryce Sturm, Bozeman Icedogs
True Hockey NA3HL Goaltender of the Month: Keaton French, Helena Bighorns
Helena goaltender Keaton French was fantastic in net during the month of February with a 4-1 record. French turned away 142 of the 146 shots he faced over the course of 5 games. French combined for a .670 GAA, .937 SV% and added three shutout wins in over the month.
Runner-Up: Adam Prokop, Milwaukee Power
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Tate Cothern, Rochester Grizzlies – Alex Croy, Atlanta Capitals – Caleb Cross, Butte Cobras – Dixon Ehlers, New Ulm Steel – Tyler Fromolz, Oregon Tradesmen – Hunter Hein, Texas RoadRunners – Konrad Kausch, Alexandria Blizzard – Patric Loeffler, Sheridan Hawks – Ryan Lehet, Granite City Lumberjacks – D’Mar McCoy, Northeast Generals – Jake Regan, Great Falls Americans – Axel Roselund, Bozeman Icedogs – Andrew Yocum, Norwich Sea Captains