Dubuque forward John Gaudreau, Sioux City defenseman Jordan Schmaltz, and Waterloo goaltender C.J. Motte all earned weekly USHL honors. (photos by Jim Naprstek, Jim Utterback, and USHL Images)
Congratulations to forward John Gaudreau of the Dubuque Fighting Saints, named CCM Offensive Player of the Week; defenseman Jordan Schmaltz of the Sioux City Musketeers, selected as CCM Defensive Player of the Week; and C.J. Motte of the Waterloo Black Hawks who earned honors as the Reebok USHL Goaltender of the Week.
scored seven points (4g, 3a) and posted a plus-three rating in leading the Saints to three victories and a playoff berth.
had a hand in all three goals (2g, 1a) in Wednesday's 3-1 win over Chicago.
The 17-year-old scored the first goal of the game and assisted on another, plus added a shootout tally, in the 4-3 shootout win vs.
Team USA on Friday.
completed the week with his
third straight multi-point game as he
collected two points (1g, 1a) in the first period of the 4-3 win over Green Bay on Saturday.
The forward from Carneys Point, New Jersey is playing in his
first USHL season and leads the League with 34 goals.
is currently riding a five-game goal streak (6g).