Today the USHL announced defenseman Connor Mackey has been named CCM USHL Defenseman of the Week.
Mackey earned his first career weekly honor after dishing out three assists on the weekend. The Minnesota State recruit assisted on Friday night’s game-winning goal and followed up the performance Saturday with two primary assists in a 3-2 overtime victory. Mackey is currently fourth in Gamblers scoring, and leads all Green Bay defensemen with eight points in 12 games. The Barrington, IL native is skating in his second USHL season after playing 29 games last year with Green Bay. Mackey’s current three-game point streak is tied with his career best, set earlier this season when the defenseman scored four points over three games. The Gamblers are 5-1-0-0 when Mackey picks up a point this season. Mackey was selected by Green Bay in the 2015 USHL Phase II Draft in the 13th round, 197th overall. Mackey previously played for Team Illinois (HPHL) and Barrington High (USHS).
The Green Bay Gamblers defeated the Lincoln Stars 3-2 in overtime on Saturday night at the Resch Center. With the win, the Gamblers improve to 8-4-0-0.
Scoring for the Gamblers were forwards Casey Mittelstadt, Chris Grando and Jared Spooner. Spooner’s goal was the game-winning goal in overtime.
David Hrenak recorded the victory between the pipes for the Gamblers with 41 saves on 43 shots on goal. With the win, Hrenak improves to 3-2 on the season.
The Green Bay Gamblers defeated the Lincoln Stars 4-1 on Friday night at the Resch Center. With the win, the Gamblers improve to 7-4-0-0 on the season.
Scoring for the Gamblers were forwards Chris Grando (2), Jared Spooner and Jason Dhooghe.
Maksim Zhukov recorded the victory between the pipes tonight with 28 saves on 29 shots on goal. with the win, Zhukov improves to 5-2 on the season.
The Green Bay Gamblers of the United States Hockey League have traded forward TJ Friedmann to the Victoria Grizzlies in the British Columbia Hockey League. The terms of the trade were not disclosed.
Friedmann suited up a total of two games this season posting zero points.
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