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Player of the Week candidates for Jan. 23-28

By Kassondra Burtis, SportsEngine, 01/31/17, 9:15AM CST


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This week's winner

Bennett Hawley, Blake. The junior forward scored one goal and added four assists in a 7-6 overtime win against Rochester Lourdes. Hawley leads his team with 19 assists.

The other candidates

Dalton Agnes, Bagley/Fosston. The senior forward recorded a hat trick and had one assist in a 6-5 victory over Wadena-Deer Creek. Agnes leads his team with 10 goals this season.

Jimmy Engen, Brainerd. The senior goaltender stopped 28 of 29 shots in a 2-1 overtime win against Bemidji, recording a .966 save percentage.

Ethan Haider, Maple Grove. The freshman goaltender recorded his second shutout of the season, stopping all 24 shots he faced in 2-0 win over No. 1-2A Hill-Murray.

Zach Herro, Eastview. The senior goaltender recorded a .969 save percentage, stopping 31 shots in 2-1 win against Rosemount.

Luke LaMaster, Duluth East. The junior defenseman scored Duluth East’s first and last goals and added two assists in a 5-3 win over Prior Lake.

Riley Lindstrom, St. Paul Highland Park. In a 5-4 overtime win over Simley, the senior defenseman recorded four assists, including one on the game-winner. Lindstrom leads his team this season in assists (24) and points (31).

Jake Seitz, Virginia/Mountain Iron-Buhl. Seitz scored a hat trick in 5-4 win over Eveleth-Gilbert. The junior forward tied the game on a shorthanded goal in the third period, then scored again with just over one minute remaining.

Brendan Westbrook, Pine City Area. The senior had a hand in all of Pine City’s goals, recording a hat trick and adding two assists in a 5-4 win over Mora-Milaca. Westbrook leads his team in goals (31) and points (63).

Brady Wright, International Falls. The senior forward scored three goals, including the eventual game-winner, and added an assist in a 4-2 win over North Shore. Wright leads his team with 15 goals and 24 points on the season.

*Stats and records as of Jan. 29

Players are considered for the Player of the Week poll only if their stats are entered on the MN Hockey Hub by 10 a.m. on Sundays. If any coaches or members of their coaching staff would like to be set up to enter stats, please email john.kelsey@sportsengine.com.

Voting ended Saturday at noon


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