Former Hermantown star notches 5 points in two road wins for Fargo Force

UMD commit has 18 points (9g-9a) in 12 games

Zam Plante (Fargo), Joel Kjellberg (Cedar Rapids) and Lucas Szyszka (Omaha) have earned United States Hockey League (USHL) Player of the Week honors for Week 7, the league announced Monday.

Forward of the Week
Zam Plante | Fargo | Hermantown, Minn.
NCAA Commitment: Minnesota Duluth
Birth Year: 2004

  • 2 GP, 3 goals, 2 assist, 5 points, 10 shots on goal, +3
  • Led the USHL in points (5) and tied for league-lead in goals (3) last week
  • Had 2-1—3 in 5-2 road win over Sioux Falls last Saturday
  • Assisted on the game-winning goal vs. the Stampede

Defenseman of the Week
Joel Kjellberg | Cedar Rapids | Nacka, Sweden
NCAA Commitment: Northern Michigan
Birth Year: 2004

  • 3 GP, 3 goals, 1 assist, 4 points, 10 shots on goal, +2
  • Led USHL defensemen in points (4) and goals (3) last week
  • Scored the game-winning goal in overtime in 5-4 victory at Sioux City last Friday
  • Scored both Cedar Rapids goals in 3-2 loss at Des Moines Sunday

Goaltender of the Week
Lucas Szyszka | Omaha | Westmont, Ill.
NCAA Commitment: Maine
Birth Year: 2004

  • 1 GP, 1-0-0-0, 65:00 minutes,1 GA, 28 saves, 0.92 GAA, 0.966 s%
  • Backstopped Omaha to first win of the season in 2-1 road shootout victory at Madison last Saturday
  • Registered 28 saves on 29 shots in regulation. Stopped all four overtime shots and 10 of 12 shootout shots in first appearance of the season with the Lancers

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