Tier 3 Junior Hockey Top Performers: Week 28
March 14, 2016
Top Performer Honors go to Jared Young, Peter Henderson and Daniel Backstrom
Jared Young, F, 1995, Dells Ducks
Dells Ducks Goaltender Jared Young earned 5 wins in 5 games including 3 shutouts as the Ducks went on to win the USP3HL Title in their first season in the USPHL. Through eleven playoff games, the 6'0 185lb Colorado native logged a 9-2-0 record, a 1.02gaa and a .963 save percent.
Peter Henderson, F, 1995, Wisconsin Whalers
Wisconsin Whalers Forward Peter Henderson logged 4 goals and 6 assists for 10 points through two weekend games. The 5'11 175lb Illinois native finished the season with 98 points, placing him 6th overall across all Tier 3. Henderson's 55 assists ranks 9th and his 8 short handed goals led all skaters this season. Combined through 2 seasons with the Whalers, Henderson averaged nearly 2 points per game through 91 regular season games. Peter Henderson committed to Marian University for the 2016-17 season.
Daniel Backstrom, F, 1995, New York Aviators
For the second week in a row and third time this season, New York Aviators Forward Daniel Backstrom finds himself a Top Performer earning 5 goals and 5 assists for 10 points through two weekend playoff games. The 6'0 190lb native of Finland, Backstrom is currently on a 7 game point streak.