This year, FOX Sports Midwest and the Blues salute the best young hockey players from the Mid States Club Hockey Association. Players will be selected by coaches for their play both on and off the ice and will be highlighted on FOX Sports Midwest and a Blues game. Congratulations to our winners, perhaps we will see them Bommarito Automotive Group Mid States Hockey Championship in March.
Coaches and Club Presidents - If you need additional information or a Player of the Week nomination form, contact Debbie Hayes at 314-330-0012 or firstname.lastname@example.org
NAME: Vinny Conti
Vinny is a standout forward and captain of the Duchesne Hockey Club. In his last 3 games he has lead Duchesne to 3 wins while accumulating 9 goals and 5 assists. He is currently leading all Mid States scores with 54 points in 17 games. He has, also, recorded six hat tricks in those 17 games.
NAME: Nick Mellanby
TEAM: MICDS (Mary Institute and Saint Louis Country Day School)
Nick is leading MICDS in goals with 16 and has 23 points in 12 games. In Nick's last 4 games, he has 8 goals and 3 assists. Nick had a 2 goals against Division rival Westminster in a 4-2 last week.
NAME: Trevor Buchanan
Trevor led Kirkwood to a 9-0 win over Parkway South on Saturday 12/15. The senior forward tallied 4 goals including a natural had trick, all coming in the 1st period. Through the first 10 games of the regular season, Buchanan leads Kirkwood in goals (8), assists (8) and points (16).
NAME: Sam Haupfear
TEAM: Westminster Christian
POSITION: Goal Tender
Sam has been the backbone of Westminster hockey for the last two seasons. He has consistently been the best player on the ice this season as well, including posting a 93% save percentage against two top five ranked teams last week. He provides senior leadership on a young team and gives them the chance to compete every time he is in the net.
NAME: Hunter Bulger
TEAM: (CBC) Christian Brother High School
In two big municipal conference games vs. Vianney and St. Louis University (SLUH), Hunter scored one goal and five assists. Also, he contributed on the penalty kill as well as on critical faceoffs.
NAME: Logan Oliver
TEAM: Francis Howell Central
In his last three games, the Senior Forward has 15 points - 2 goals and 3 assists vs Wentzville Holt, 2 goals and 2 assists vs Timberland and 3 goals and 3 assists against Francis Howell North. He is the team leader in scoring, averaging 3 points per game and Logan leads the league in assists (13) and total points (25) in eight games played.
NAME: Joseph Solimando
TEAM: Fort Zumwalt South
POSITION: Left Wing
Joseph is being nominated for player of the week because of his 8 points in 3 games last week including a 4 goal effort in the Bulldogs 6-3 victory over rival Fort Zumwalt West.
Joseph is currently leading the Bulldogs with 11 points, while only playing in 5 games so far this season.
NAME: Drew LaBeau
TEAM: Fort Zumwalt East
POSITION: Left Wing
Drew is a senior forward who has been a leading scorer in the league the last three years. Now he has a real nice first week of the season with three goals and an assist vs Lutheran South and an assist vs Wentzville Holt having a total of six points so far.
NAME: Jacob Kasten
TEAM: Parkway South
Jacob had 2 goals in a 5-0 win vs Webster, 2 goals and 1 assist in a 7-2 playoff win against Francis Howell Central. Against Westminster he had 1 goal and 1 assist in a 6-3 playoff win, which helped Parkway South to a #2 seed in the Wickenheiser Cup.
NAME: Keegan Hegger
TEAM: St, John Vianney High School
Keegan stopped 45 shots in a Vianney 2-1 win over previously unbeaten St. Louis University High. Keegan has proven to be a solid keeper for the Griffins and has dressed for every varsity during this season. He currently has a 3.20 GAA.
NAME: Anthony Willis
TEAM: Fort Zumwalt East
Last week Anthony allowed only 2 goals on 68 shots and earned his first shutout of the regular season in a 3-0 win over Fort Zumwalt South.
NAME: Levi Wright
Levi is the captain for the Wildcats and has been a leader in every game. He had two goals on Monday. November 20th, in a 3-3 tie against Seckman. He had 3 goals on Friday, November 24th, in a 9-2 win against Eureka. His week ended with 5 goals in two games for the week.
NAME: Jack Williams
Jack's play against Vianney in a 3-1 victory was steller and Jack stopped 43 of 44 shots. The game was a one goal game until his MICDS teammates netted on an empty net goal in the last minute of the game
Fox Sports Midwest and St. Louis Blues pre-game ceremony including the Midstates Player of the Week, Jacob Kasten from Parkway South Patriots.
NAME: Hampus Blomdahl
Hampus, a Junior from Sweden, recorded 32 saves on 35 shots in Friday nights 5-3 win over CBC. 11 of those saves came in the third period when CBC was given a 10 minute power play. With several key players out of town Hampus came up big for the Red Devils. This was Chaminades first win over CBC since 2013.
NAME: Tyler Brown
Player of the Week is Chaminade Junior forward, Tyler Brown. This is Tyler's second year on the Varsity Red Devils
Tyler scored three goals and added three assists, helping the Chaminade Red Devils beat Lindbergh this week. He, also, added one assist in a 5-4 victory over Kirkwood.