The United States Hockey League today announced the weekly award winners for the fourteenth week of the 2010-11 USHL regular season.
Congratulations to forward Blake Coleman of the Indiana Ice, named CCM Offensive Player of the Week; defenseman Josiah Didier of the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders, selected as CCM Defensive Player of the Week; and Brady Hjelle of the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders who earned honors as the Reebok USHL Goaltender of the Week.
Coleman scored 10 points (3g, 7a) and posted a plus-three rating to lead the Ice to three straight wins. He tallied a pair of power play goals and dished out an assist in the 7-2 win over Youngstown on Tuesday. The 19-year-old then scored his first career USHL shorthanded goal and added an assist in the 5-4 victory against Youngstown on Friday. Coleman completed his week setting a League season high with five assists in the 6-2 win over Waterloo on Sunday. The five-assist game set a team record and equaled a team record for points in a game. The native of Plano, Texas now leads the USHL in scoring with 38 points (13g, 25a) in 26 games.
Didier recorded four points (2g, 2a) and a plus-five rating as the Riders won a pair of games before the end of 2010. He dished out two assists, including a helper on the game-winning goal, in the 5-2 win against Waterloo on W Read more»
The United States Hockey League today announced the weekly award winners for the eleventh week of the 2010-11 USHL regular season.
Congratulations to forward Blake Coleman of the Indiana Ice, named CCM Offensive Player of the Week; defenseman Jordan Schmaltz of Sioux City Musketeers, selected as CCM Defensive Player of the Week; and Scott Diebold of the Tri-City Storm who earned honors as the Reebok USHL Goaltender of the Week.
Coleman recorded six points (3g, 3a) as he helped the Ice extend their winning streak to six games. He scored a goal in each of the team’s three weekend victories. The 19-year-old scored the game-tying goal in the third period before the Ice went on to defeat Chicago 3-2 on Friday. Coleman then had multiple points in each of Indiana’s wins over Team USA on Saturday and Sunday. His goal on Sunday extended his point streak to seven games as he has 13 points (5g, 8a) and a plus-eight rating during that span. The native of Plano, Texas is playing in his second USHL season. He currently ranks third overall in League scoring with 27 points (9g, 18a) and is fourth with a plus-13 rating through 21 games.
Schmaltz scored three points (2g, 1a) and posted a plus-two rating as the Musketeers earned three of four points in the standings during the week. He dished out an assist and netted the game-winning goal in the 8-3 victory against Sioux Falls Read more»