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NA3HL announces Divisional Stars of the Week presented by Bauer Hockey

February 20, 2024

The North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL) today announced the Divisional Stars of the Week presented by Bauer Hockey for the week ending February 18th. 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: Max Mudge, Defenseman, West Bend Power

West Bend defender Max Mudge totalled three points over two games in the Power’s weekend split against the Wausau Cyclones. The Bellevue, WA native added two assists in Friday night's game, then followed up on Saturday adding an assist. This season, Mudge has played in 42 games with the Power where he’s totalled 34 points. 

2nd Star: Steven Kelley, G, Wisconsin Woodsmen

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Jace Fitzgerald, F, West Bend Power – Jackson Heim, F, Wisconsin Woodsmen – Bowen Lopez, D, Oregon Tradesmen – Dylan Posh, G, Oregon Tradesmen 


East Division Star of the Week: Caiden Hess, Forward, Northeast Generals 

Northeast forward Caiden Hess posted big numbers over the weekend in the Generals sweep over the New Jersey Titans. On Friday’s 5-2 win, Hess added three points that included a goal and two assists. In Saturday's showdown, Hess netted two goals where the Generals won 8-1. The Hanover, MA native has played in 37 games this season where he’s scored 10 goals and 17 assists. 

2nd Star: Peter Alfano, G, Norwich Sea Captains

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Brandon Hemmer, D, Northeast Generals – Mason Jackson, F, Long Beach Sharks – Erik Masengill, D, Norwich Sea Captains – Sam O’Neil, F, Long Beach Sharks 


Frontier Division Star of the Week: Kody Wallenberg, Forward, Bozeman Icedogs

In a two game series against the Butte Irish, Bozeman forward Kody Wallenberg posted six points. The Eagle, ID native started the weekend off with a hat-trick and added an assist in a 6-4 final. In the following night's contest, Wallenberg dished out two assists. This season, Wallenberg has played in 41 games and has combined for 29 points. 

2nd Star: Adam Severson, F, Gillette Wild

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Patrick Crooks, F, Helena Bighorns – Wylee Gladen, F, Gillette Wild – Aiden Kennedy, F, Great Falls Americans – Ty Obey, F, Great Falls Americans – Cai Robinson, F, Helena Bighorns – Bodie Shepardson, F, Bozeman Icedogs – Ryan Sikorsky, D, Butte Irish – Kazden Stineff, F, Butte Irish 


South Division Star of the Week: Jimmy Packee, Goalie, Texas RoadRunners

RoadRunners netminder Jimmy Packee was a force between the pipes over the weekend picking up back-to-back wins, including a shutout. Packee, a native of Fairbanks, AK, was tremendous in net against the South’s top ranked New Mexico Ice Wolves. On Friday night, Packee posted a 38 shot shutout win where the RoadRunners won 4-0. Jimmy took to the crease again in Saturday night’s contest, where the RoadRunners were victorious in overtime winning 2-1. In that game, Packee turned away 33 shots. This season the Alaskan holds a 14-2 record, a 1.45 GAA and a .947 SV%. 

2nd Star: Nick Jones, F, El Paso Rhinos

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Brendan Forden, G, Texas Brahmas – Carson Gotelaere, F, New Mexico Ice Wolves – Kyle Mackintosh, F, Texas RoadRunners – Anthony O’Neal, F, Atlanta Capitals – Brett Phillips, D, Atlanta Capitals –  Ryan Piekarski, G, El Paso Rhinos – Kaden Spaniol, F, Texas Brahmas – Braeden Whitesell, F, New Mexico Ice Wolves


West Division Star of the Week: Matvey Ivanov, Forward, Mason City Toros

Mason City forward Matvey Ivanov was instrumental in the Toros victory over the Rochester Grizzlies. The San Ramon, CA native posted two goals and handed out an assist in the Toros 5-1 upset over the Grizzlies. Ivanov has played in 4 games this season with Mason City and has totalled 10 points. 

2nd Star: Devin Peck, G, Mason City Toros

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Nick Kurtiak, G, Rochester Grizzlies – John Schmidt, F, Rochester Grizzlies

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