Games of Dec. 13-19
(Summaries by Patrick Ramsdale)
Forward: Jack Quigley, Rockets Hockey Club
Quigley (‘02/Elk Grove Village, Ill.) had himself an impressive stretch of games leading into the holiday break. The second year forward enters the break on a six-game point streak, posting ten points in his last four games (7g-3a). Quigley started off the week with a two-goal, two assist performance as the Rockets took down the Jr. Islanders. He recorded an assist against the Hitmen before having a career night on Saturday. Quigley scored a natural hat trick to open the game against the Jr. Rangers and then netted a fourth goal in the third.
Defense: Jack Dodd, PAL Jr. Islanders
Dodd (‘04/Lido Beach, N.Y.) played well over the past three games for the Jr. Islanders. Despite the team going 0-3 on the week, Dodd was able to finish with a +2 over three games. Dodd also netted two goals on Sunday against the Utica Jr. Comets.
Goaltender: Cole Stevens, Elmira Jr. Enforcers
The ’05 rookie from Oakville, Ontario earned the rest he will get over the holiday break after his performance in net against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights on Saturday. Stevens made a mind-blowing 81 saves in the Jr. Enforcers’ overtime loss. He posted two shutout periods in the second and third, as he stopped all 48 shots that came his way over those 40 minutes.
New England Division
(Summaries by Britt Hart)
Forward: Chris Cordeiro, Boston Jr Bandits
Cordeiro (’02 / Barnstable, MA) and the Bandits snapped the Northern Cyclones 16 game winning streak as they defeated their divisional rivals 4-3 in overtime. The ’02 forward came up huge for his team netting the game tying goal with under 3 minutes to go in the game and also secured the win for the Bandits scoring the overtime goal as well. Cordeiro is committed to Saint Anselm College for the 2023-24 season.
Defenseman: Luc Fricchione, Springfield Pics
Fricchione (’02 / Springfield, MA) and the Springfield Pics swept the weekend with a pair of wins over the Twin City Thunder. During these two contests, Fricchione tallied 4 total assists, 3 during game one, and 1 during game two. With 18 total points in 26 games, the hometown native leads his team in scoring for defensemen.
Goaltender: Jelle Lievens, New Hampshire Monarchs
Lievens (’02 / Wien, AUT) and the Monarchs split the week with a hard fought 3-2 loss against the Boston Advantage and a tremendous 7-4 victory against the South Shore Kings. Despite falling to the Advantage, the ’02 net minder held his weight and kept the game to a one goal contest as he faced a total of 50 shots, making 47 saves. During his second start of the week, Lievens picked up the win after facing 37 shots, making 33 saves. The Austria native wraps up the week with an average of 43.5 shots per game, .920 save percentage and 3.5 goals against average.