NOJHL announces Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week



Release Date: Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015

NOJHL announces  Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

SUDBURY – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League has announced that forwards Nathan Hebert of the Soo Thunderbirds, John Stevenson of the Cochrane Crunch and Nicholas Siracuse of the Powassan Voodoos have been named the Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the week, for the period ending Dec. 13.

NATHAN HEBERT, (F) SOO THUNDERBIRDS – In three games last week the 20-year-old Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., product had points in each of them helping his hometown team skate to a trio of victories.

Hebert began picking up an assist in a 4-1 triumph over Rayside-Balfour on Dec. 9.

Three nights later he set-up two tallies, including the game-tying effort late in regulation, as the Thunderbirds went on to defeat Powassan 3-2 in overtime.

Hebert then capped off his week by doing out three assists Sunday as the T-Birds topped the Canadians 5-2 in Chelmsford.

On the season he has picked up 24 points in 28 games, including six goals.

JOHN STEVENSON, (F) COCHRANE CRUNCH – The 20-year-old Manhasset, N.Y., native reached the 20-goal plateau in the NOJHL last week as part of the six points he accumulated for the Crunch in three Cochrane wins.

Stevenson started off with a hat trick and an assist in a victory over French River.

Next up was an assist in a road win at Timmins before capping over his efforts with tally No. 20 as the Crunch topped Iroquois Falls Sunday.

Stevenson is tied for sixth in the league in goals with 20 and is knotted for 13th overall in points with 38.

NICHOLAS SIRACUSE, (F) POWASSAN VOODOOS – The 19-year-old Siracuse, who calls Buffalo, N.Y. home, had five points in three road games for the Voodoos aiding their efforts in picking up five of a possible six points away from home.

Friday night saw him score twice and set-up another as Powassan blanked the Soo Eagles at Pullar Stadium.

Saturday he earned an assist in an OT setback vs. the powerful Soo Thunderbirds.

Siracuse then added another helper in an OT triumph at Blind River.

On the season the Voodoos forward has scored five times and set-up 16 others for 21 points.


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Eastlink TV 3 Stars

Week 1
Hunter Atchison, (F) Cochrane Crunch
Dustin Cordeiro, (F) Cochrane Crunch
Matt Pinder, (F) Soo Thunderbirds

Week 2
Brett Young, (G) Cochrane Crunch
Aaron Mackay, (G) Elliot Lake Wildcats
Josh Horner, (G) Iroquois Falls Eskis

Week 3
Michael Silveri, (F) Powassan Voodoos
Drake Pilon, (F) Soo Thunderbirds
Seamus Gregory, (F) Cochrane Crunch

Week 4
Steve Harland, (F) Powassan Voodoos
Brett Jeffries, (F) Soo Thunderbirds
Nathaniel McLeod, (F) Powassan Voodoos

Week 5
Zachary Kercz, (F) Timmins Rock
Alec MacKenzie, (F) Elliot Lake Wildcats
Jeran Knorr, (F) Cochrane Crunch

Week 6
Tyler Peters, (F) Powassan Voodoos
Garrett Forrest, (G) Powassan Voodoos
Caleb Boman, (D) Soo Thunderbirds

Week 7
Brayden Stortz, (F) Kirkland Lake Gold Miners
Darian Pilon, (F) Soo Thunderbirds
David Osborne, (F) Iroquois Falls Eskis

Week 8
Ryan Erickson, (F) Rayside-Balfour Canadians
Jessie Morin, (G) Rayside-Balfour Canadians
Otis Goldman, (F) Rayside-Balfour Canadians

Week 9
Garrett Forrest, (G) Powassan Voodoos
Tyler Peters, (F) Powassan Voodoos
Tyler Gervais-Rolfe, (F) Powassan Voodoos

Week 10
Tyler Mazzocato, (G) Kirkland Lake Gold Miners
Brayden Stortz, (F) Kirkland Lake Gold Miners
Hunter Atchison, (F) Cochrane Crunch

Week 11
Ryan Erickson, (F) Rayside-Balfour Canadians
Otis Goldman, (F) Rayside-Balfour Canadians
Bradley Chenier, (F) Rayside-Balfour Canadians

Week 12
Victor-Olivier Courchesne, (G) Kirkland Lake Gold Miners
Reed Gregory, (F) Soo Eagles
Matt Blattenberger, (G) Blind River Beavers

Week 13
Nathan Hebert, (F) Soo Thunderbirds
John Stevenson, (F) Cochrane Crunch
Nicholas Siracuse, (F) Powassan Voodoos