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1st Star: John Quenneville (AHL)
The Line: 3GP, 3G, 1A
The Rockford winger put up four points (3G, 1A) in three games last week. Quenneville helped propel the IceHogs to a 4-2 victory over the Toronto Marlies on Sunday night, scoring two of the four goals with the second coming on a power play. The two-goal game marks his second of the season (Nov. 23 vs. Texas).
2nd Star: Philipp Kurashev (AHL)
The Line: 3GP, 1G, 3A
The IceHogs centerman tallied a point (1G, 2A) on three of the four goals in Sunday's 4-2 win over the Toronto Marlies, earning him the second star of the night behind Quenneville. The three-point game pushed Kurashev to fourth in team scoring this season with 13 points (4G, 9A).
3rd Star: Ryan Shea (H-E)
The Line: 1GP, 1G, 1A
The Northeastern defenseman notched a goal and an assist in Saturday's 6-4 win against Dartmouth, extending his point streak to nine games. The Massachusetts native is currently averaging a point-per-game and sits in third on the team leaderboard with 18 points (3G, 15A).
Around the System:
- Ian Mitchell (NCHC) and Matt Tomkins (AHL) will play for the Canadian national team this month in the Spengler Cup tournament in Switzerland.
- Nicolas Beaudin (AHL) scored his first professional goal during Friday's 5-2 loss against the Belleville Senators.