NAHL Alumni Update
Atlantic Hockey Player of the Week: Anthony Firriolo, D, Army West Point (Corpus Christi/WBS Knights/Amarillo) - Junior defenseman Anthony Firriolo gave Army West Point the spark it was looking for against the AIC Yellow Jackets this weekend, scoring a pair of goals in the first game of the series. His second goal in the contest was Army's first power play goal of the season. The Montville, N.J., native also supplemented the Army defensive effort, blocking three shots and helping Army shutout AIC in game two of the series. Firriolo is now tied for second in the Atlantic Hockey Association in goals scored with four. This is his second Atlantic Hockey Player of the Week honor of the season.
CCHA Forward of the Week: Louis Boudon, Lake Superior State (Northeast Generals) - Lake Superior State junior forward Louis Boudon led the Lakers to a weekend sweep over the Union College Dutchmen with five assists in the pair of games. Boudon, who was tied for the team-lead in points over the weekend, recorded a career-best four assists in the Lakers 7-4 win on Friday night. The Grenoble, France native was named the First Star of the Game. Through eight games this season, the Laker captain has points in seven games and is currently in the midst of a career-best six game point streak (3G, 9A). Following the weekend, Boudon leads the CCHA in points and assists. In addition, Boudon ranks second among all NCAA players in points and leads all of NCAA Division I hockey in assists.
CCHA Defenseman of the Week: Trevor Zins, St. Thomas (Topeka RoadRunners) - St. Thomas Tommies junior defenseman Trevor Zins scored his first collegiate goal on Friday night in the first of two games against Ferris State this past weekend. Zins then scored a goal and added two assists Saturday in a 5-2 victory over Ferris State, St. Thomas’ first ever NCAA Division I win. Zins has recorded a point in four of his last five games.
CCHA Goaltender of the Week: Mattias Sholl, Bemidji State (Fairbanks Ice Dogs) - Bemidji State freshman goaltender Mattias Sholl made his collegiate debut playing 29:53 of shutout hockey in relief of Michael Carr in Friday's 5-4 victory, earning his first victory as a Beaver after making 14 stops. Sholl then made his first collegiate start Saturday and posted a career-high 35 saves, while surrendering three goals in a 4-3 victory Friday to lead the Beavers to a weekend road sweep at Northern Michigan.