Tuesday, January 21, 2014

EHL Players Of The Week

Press Release

BOSTON, Mass. -- The Eastern Hockey League has announced its Players of the Week for Januray 13-19, 2014.  Left to Right: Chris Deming, Drew Weigman, Stephen Esposito.

DEFENSIVE:  Chris Deming, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights
The 1993 birth-year right-winger from Madison, Ala., helped the Knights post an undefeated trip to Philadelphia with his defensive play.  He blocked 10 shots on the weekend and exhibited his usual, responsible puck possession as WBS got back on the winning track.

GOALTENDER:  Drew Weigman, Northern Cyclones
The 1993 birth-year netminder from Arnold, Md., posted two victories during the week by stopping 62 of 67 shots (.925 save percentage) and helping the Cyclones keep pace with the league-leading Monarchs.  Weigman has now won four straight games dating back to the EHL Christmas Showcase.

OFFENSIVE:  Stephen Esposito, New York Bobcats
The 1993 birth-year forward from Astoria, N.Y., scored four goals and added six assists for a 10-point week as the New York Bobcats jumped up the Central Division standings with a 4-1 record in five games.  Esposito provided assists on three of the four game-winning goals.

 (Nathan can be reached at nathanfournier@mainehockeyjournal.com)

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