RBK Offensive Player of the Week
Ben Arnt Omaha Lancers
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
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
College: Northern Michigan
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)