Reebok Offensive Player of the Week
Stephane Da Costa Sioux City Musketeers
The leading scorer for the Musketeers paced the offense as his team split last week. Da Costa scored twice (8 seconds apart) and added an assist in a 7-3 win over Tri-City on Tuesday. He then figured in all the scoring, picking up a goal and an assist in a 3-2 loss to Green Bay on Friday. For the week he had 14 shots on goal (10 on Tuesday) and was a +3.
Honorable Mention – Dean Chelios (CHI), Robbie Vrolyk (SF), Nick Larson (WAT)
CCM Defensive Player of the Week
Lee Moffie Waterloo Black Hawks
(#210 in mid-term rankings)
Moffie had a good week for the Black Hawks and took home league honors for the second time this season. On Friday he had a pair of assists in Waterloo’s 10-3 rout of Des Moines. The next night he set up two more goals in a 4-3 loss to rival Cedar Rapids. Both of his assists on Saturday came on the power play. Moffie had six shots on goal and finished the week +2.
Honorable Mention – Max Grover (SF), Bryce Aneloski (CR), Michael Keenan (SC)
Stauber’s Goaltender of the Week
Brett Bennett Indiana Ice
NHL: Phoenix (Round 5, 2006)
Bennett had another sparkling week in net for Indiana, helping them win a pair of games. On Wednesday, he made 23 saves in a 4-0 shutout win over Des Moines, his second shutout of the year. Then on Friday he stopped 33 shots in a 3-1 win over East Divsion leading Cedar Rapids. He was 2-0-0 with a 0.50 goals against average and a .982 save percentage for the week.
Honorable Mention – Michael Houser (DM), Mike Lee (FAR), Jeff Teglia (OMA)