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NA3HL announces Bauer Hockey Stars of the Week

January 9, 2024

The North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL) today announced the Divisional Stars of the Week presented by Bauer Hockey for the week ending January 7, 2024. 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: Wyatt O’Donoghue, Defenseman, Peoria Mustangs 

Peoria defenseman Wyatt O’Donoghue posted 4 points over two games earning the title as Central Division Star of the Week. In a two game set against St. Louis, the Lincoln, IL native netted three goals and dished out an assist. O’Donoghue has appeared in 29 games this season where he has totalled 15 points with 4 goals and 11 assists. 

2nd Star: Dixon Ehlers, G, Wisconsin Woodsmen

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Bryce Garber, F, West Bend Power – Nick O’Brien, D, Wisconsin Woodsmen – Connor O’Neal, F, West Bend Power – Travis Visvarda, G, Peoria Mustangs – Reid Watson, F, Oregon Tradesmen 


East Division Star of the Week: Blake Alexander, Forward, Norwich Sea Captains

Sea Captains forward Blake Alexander had a fantastic game over the weekend to earn East Division Star of the Week. The Mansfield, CT native posted a hat-trick in a 7-1 win against the New Jersey Titans. Alexander has played in 29 games for the Sea Captains this season, combining for 7 points on the year. 

2nd Star: Aidan Anderson, F, Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Tim Hayden, D, Norwich Sea Captains – Chris Panza, G, Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks 


Frontier Division Star of the Week: Braylon Rogers, Goalie, Butte Irish

Irish netminder Braylon Rogers added back-to-back wins under his belt, bringing his streak to four wins in a row, which helped with Butte’s midseason mark push for points in the Frontier Division. The Billings, MT native turned away 74 shots in a weekend series against Great Falls. In those two games, Rogers combined for a 1.50 GAA and a .961 SV%. So far this season, Rogers has a 9-7 record in net, a 3.44 GAA and a .925 SV%. 

2nd Star: Jack Lambert, F, Helena Bighorns

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Andrew Browe, F, Butte Irish – Weston Gerke, G, Gillette Wild – Wylee Gladen, F, Gillette Wild – Tariq Khan, F, Great Falls Americans – Ty Moore, F, Helena Bighorns – Zac Orwig, F, Great Falls Americans – Danill Viscu, F, Sheridan Hawks 


South Division Star of the Week: Owen Zenone, Goalie, New Mexico Ice Wolves

New Mexico goaltender Owen Zenone won two straight over the weekend in the Ice Wolves sweep over the El Paso Rhinos. After adding to the Ice Wolves spot at first in the South Division, the North Ridge, OH native stopped 43 of the 44 shots he faced. Over those two games, Zenone posted a .500 GAA and a 1.00 SV%. Zenone has played in 14 games this season with a 13-1 record, .572 GAA and a .969 SV%. 

2nd Star: Trey Erramouspe, F, New Mexico Ice Wolves

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Mackenzie Bolger, F, El Paso Rhinos – Regards Jansons, D, El Paso Rhinos – Kameron Ragon, G, Mid-Cities Stars 


West Division Star of the Week: Nolan LaCosse, Goalie, Alexandria Blizzard

Riding a 9 game win streak, Nolan LaCosse has picked up 8 consecutive wins for the Alexandria Blizzard, including his most recent showing with back-to-back wins over the weekend. The Stillwater, MN met against the Willmar WarHawks and Granite City Lumberjacks over the weekend where he stopped 64 of the 69 shots he faced. In those two games, LaCosse tallied a 2.50 GAA and a .928 SV%. LaCosse has played in 25 games this season, where he holds an 18-5-1-1 record, 2.23 GAA and a .925 SV%. 

2nd Star: Noah Joyce, F, Rochester Grizzlies

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Ashton Collings, F, Alexandria Blizzard – Leo Milan, D, Rochester Grizzlies – Dominic Thomas, F, Mason City Toros – Hudson Zinda, F, Willmar WarHawks

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