Roman Will, Danick Gauthier and Pierre-Olivier Morin were named today the TELUS three stars of the week for the period spanning November 7th to the 13th, 2011.
Moncton Wildcats goaltender Roman Will is the first star. Saturday, against the Baie-Comeau Drakkar, he registered a 4-0 shutout victory and was also named the 3rd star of the game after stopping 29 shots. Sunday, versus the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles, he pushed away 28 pucks in a 5-1 victory. It’s worth noting that before the Screaming Eagles scored, Will went 129 minutes and 21 seconds without allowing a goal, only 50 minutes shy from the team’s record which has been held by Nicola Riopel since February 2010.
Danick Gauthier, Saint John Sea Dogs center, is the second star after collecting 7 points in 3 games. Friday, in a 7-3 victory over the PEI Rocket, he recorded one goal and added an assist on top of being named the game’s 3rd star. Saturday, in a 4-3 victory over the Halifax Mooseheads, he was named the first star of the game after scoring 2 goals, including the game-winner, and adding 2 assists. Finally, Sunday against the Baie-Comeau Drakkar, he registered an assist as the Sea Dogs captured their 3rd win of the week. He finished the seven-day span with 3 goals, 4 assists and a +/- of +4.
Pierre-Olivier Morin is the third star after tallying 5 points in 2 games. Friday, against the Rimouski Océanic, he scored 2 goals and assisted on another in an 8-7 win. The following day, against the Drummondville Voltigeurs, he had a goal and an assists as the Cataractes won 6-1. In total, he collected 3 goals and 2 assists and recorded a +/- of +4.