USHL Players of the Week

By League Press Release

RBK Offensive Player of the Week

Ben Arnt Omaha Lancers

Oakdale, Minnesota
College: Uncommitted
NHL: Undrafted

Arnt had a big week, as the Lancers went 2-1-0 in three games. On Wednesday, Arnt figured in all the scoring, scoring three times and adding an assist in a 5-4 loss to Tri- City. Friday, he had two second period assists, including one on the game-winner, in a 6-4 win over Des Moines. Saturday, he scored another goal in a 3-2 win over Sioux City. He was +3 and had eight shots on goal.

Honorable Mention – Kyle Flanagan (CR), Josh Birkholz (FAR), Kirt Hill (LIN) 

CCM Defensive Player of the Week

Chris Saracino Green Bay Gamblers

St. Louis, Missouri
College: Uncommitted
NHL: Undrafted

Saracino found his way on the scoresheet in each of the Gamblers’ three games last week, all of them wins. He assisted on a power play goal in a 5-1 win over Chicago on Wednesday. On Friday, he assisted on another power play goal, the game-winner, in a 6-4 win over Indiana. Then on Saturday he had another power play assist in a 3-1 win at Waterloo. He was also +2 for the week.

Honorable Mention – John Moore (CHI), Matt Donovan (CR)

Stauber’s Goaltender of the Week

Reid Ellingson Green Bay Gamblers

Cloquet, Minnesota
College: Northern Michigan
NHL: Undrafted

Ellingson was a big reason why the Gamblers went 3-0-0 last week and jumped back into third place in the tight East Division. On Wednesday he made 21 saves in a 5-1 home win over Chicago. After a day off Friday, he made 14 saves in a 3-1 win at Waterloo. He finished the week with a 2-0-0 record, a 1.00 goals against average and a .946 save percentage.

Honorable Mention – Mike Lee (FAR), Anthony Borelli (LIN)