Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 3 Stars of the Year Award

By Erik Johnson

WBS 3 Stars of the Week 3/12 – 3/18

1st star: Eric Meloche- Meloche may be the most improved player of the year for the Pens. Started his first professional season a little slow, but he’s adjusted and has risen his level of play significantly. This week, he led the Pens with 3 goals and 2 assists. Scored 2 goals and added an assist in a win over Norfolk

2nd Star: Alexandre Mathieu- Another vastly improved player from the beginning of the season. Alex had goals in the Norfolk and Hamilton games.

3rd Star: Milan Kraft- Milan continues his stellar play with a goal and 3 assists.

Standings
Crozier 27 (3)
Peterson 25 (3)
Slaney 19 (3)
Kraft 17 (2)
Caron 15 (2)
Parent 11 (1)
Tibbetts 10 (1)
Kostopoulos 11
Cull 9 (1)
Laing 8 (1)
Meloche 7 (1)
Sonnenberg 7
Ference 6 (1)
Zevahkin 6 (1)
Kelleher 5 (1)
Mathieu 5
Rozsival 5 (1)
Butenschon 3
Gyori 3
Snow 3
McDonald 1



WBS 3 Stars of the Week 3/19 – 3/25

1st star: Rich Parent- Rich had an excellent week, recording 2 wins and stopping 78-79 shots with 2 shutouts.


2nd Star:
Milan Kraft- Kraft continues to be the Pens best player, week in and out, scoring 2 goals and 2 assists this week, including a 3 point game in the blowout of Worcester.


3rd Star:
Toby Peterson- Toby had an excellent game vs. Worcester, scoring 2 goals and adding an assist.


Standings

Crozier 27 (3)
Peterson 26 (3)
Kraft 20 (2)
Slaney 19 (3)
Parent 16 (2)
Caron 15 (2)
Tibbetts 10 (1)
Kostopoulos 11
Cull 9 (1)
Laing 8 (1)
Meloche 7 (1)
Sonnenberg 7
Ference 6 (1)
Zevahkin 6 (1)
Kelleher 5 (1)
Mathieu 5
Rozsival 5 (1)
Butenschon 3
Gyori 3
Snow 3
McDonald 1



WBS 3 Stars of the Week 3/26 – 4/1

1st star: Jason MacDonald- Jason wins his first POTW award, scoring twice in a win over Kentucky and a single in the loss to Providence.


2nd Star:
Milan Kraft- He’s just that good folks. Another 4 points this week (2,2). Sneaking up on the leaders with a week to play


3rd Star:
Alexandre Mathieu- Matty had a nice game against Kentucky (1,1) and added another assist in Providence


Standings

Crozier 27 (3)
Peterson 26 (3)
Kraft 23 (2)
Slaney 19 (3)
Parent 16 (2)
Caron 15 (2)
Tibbetts 10 (1)
Kostopoulos 11
Cull 9 (1)
Laing 8 (1)
Meloche 7 (1)
Sonnenberg 7
Ference 6 (1)
Mathieu 6
McDonald 6 (1)
Zevahkin 6 (1)
Kelleher 5 (1)
Rozsival 5 (1)
Butenschon 3
Gyori 3
Snow 3



WBS 3 Stars of the Week 4/2 – 4/8

1st star: Darcy Verot- Darcy gets on the board in style, winning the POTW with 2 goals and 3 assists for the week.


2nd Star:
Dennis Bonvie- Another new addition to the column, Dennis had 5 points (all assists) this week, including 3 in the win over Albany.


3rd Star:
Alexandre Mathieu- Matty certainly had a good last month, showing up in the award 3 of the last 4 weeks. Scored a goal and 2 assists for the week.


Final Standings

Crozier 27 (3)
Peterson 26 (3)
Kraft 23 (2)
Slaney 19 (3)
Parent 16 (2)
Caron 15 (2)
Tibbetts 10 (1)
Kostopoulos 11
Cull 9 (1)
Laing 8 (1)
Meloche 7 (1)
Mathieu 7
Sonnenberg 7
Ference 6 (1)
McDonald 6 (1)
Zevahkin 6 (1)
Kelleher 5 (1)
Rozsival 5 (1)
Verot 5 (1)
Butenschon 3
Bonvie 3
Gyori 3
Snow 3


Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 3 Star award winner: F Greg Crozier