Tier 3 Junior Hockey Week 11 Top Performers
Forward Sean Conard, Defenseman Steven Gustafson and Goalie Vinny Evans Take Honors
The Tier 3 Junior Hockey Top Performers takes a look at the top statistical players from each position.
Sean Conard, F, Jersey Shore Whalers 3
Forward Sean Conard logged 13 points through 4 weekend games, including registering 8 points in the Jersey Shore Whalers 11-1 victory over the Potomac Patriots on November 13, 2016. Only seven players this season have registered 8 or more points in a single game this season, including Conard. A 1998, Conard is averaging over a point per game, while earning points in 6 of his last 10 games and accumulating 20 points in that span. In his second season with the Whalers, the 5'7 147lb New Jersey native returns to the team after playing 15 games through the 2015-16 season.
Steven Gustafson, D, Alexandria Blizzard
Defenseman Steven Gustafson logged 7 points through 3 games this weekend for the Alexandria Blizzard, registering 3 goals and 4 assists. The 6'3 205lb Alaskan native is on a 3 game point streak. In his second season with the Blizzard, Gustafson has more than doubled his point total from the 2015-16 season. A 1996, Gustafson will age out of Junior Hockey at the end of the season.
Vinny Evans, G, Boston Bandits
Boston Bandits go-to goaltender Vinny Evans earned two wins, including a shutout this week for the 15-7-0 Premier squad. The 6'0 170lb Pennsylvania native is 11-6 between the pipes for the Bandits. Evans entered the weekend top 60 among all Tier 3 Junior Hockey Goaltenders with over 300 minutes in GAA and Save Percent. A 1997, Evans is in his second season with the Bandits, finishing his 2015-16 campaign with a 1.90gaa which ranked 22nd among over 400 Goalies to play at the Tier 3 level.