League’s Weekly Awards Presented to St. Denis, Wilson & Lyon

Travis St. Denis, Quinnipiac (l); Jared Wilson, Rensselaer (c); & Alex Lyon, Yale (r)
Travis St. Denis, Quinnipiac (l); Jared Wilson, Rensselaer (c); & Alex Lyon, Yale (r)

ALBANY, N.Y. - ECAC Hockey men’s weekly awards were announced Tuesday, November 18 as Travis St. Denis, Quinnipiac was named Player of the Week; Rensselaer’s Jared Wilson took home Rookie of the Week honors; while Alex Lyon, Yale was selected as the league’s Goaltender of the Week.

Player of the Week
Travis St. Denis, Quinnipiac University
(Junior, Forward - Trail, British, Columbia)

St. Denis accounted for four of the seven Quinnipiac goals last weekend, including the game-winner with less than a minute to play against No. 12 Union on the Dutchmen's home ice. He followed his late-game heroics in the Bobcats second-straight win against a ranked opponent with a hat trick in a 3-1 win at ECAC Hockey first-place foe Rensselaer on Saturday night. He was the only skater in ECAC Hockey to score two game-winning goals as the Bobcats ran their winning streak to six games. He was also one of five players nationally to average two goals per game for the week. For the year, St. Denis has six goals and two assists for eight points in nine games.

Other nominees:  Daniel Ciampini, Union, Alexander Kerfoot, Harvard, Joel Lowry, Cornell, Mike Doherty, Yale, Darcy Murphy, Colgate & Grant Opperman, Dartmouth

Rookie of the Week
Jared Wilson, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
(Freshman, Defenseman - Calgary, Alberta)

Jared recorded two points from the blue-line in a pair of ECAC Hockey home games. In a 3-1 win over Princeton on Friday, he scored the game-winning goal with a power-play marker. He also had a game-high four shots with an even plus/minus rating. The next night against No. 20 Quinnipiac, Jared had the primary assist on RPI's only goal, an even strength tally early in the first period. He finished with two shots and a plus-1 rating in the Engineers' 3-1 loss.

Other nominees:  Spencer Foo, Union & Ryan Hitchcock, Yale

Goaltender of the Week
Alex Lyon, Yale University
(Sophomore, Goaltender - Baudette, Minnesota)

Lyon stopped 59 of 61 shots in picking up two league road wins for the Bulldogs. The Yale goaltender turned in a solid performance with 26 saves against the Big Green on Friday. The following evening he was inaugural recipient of the Tim Taylor Cup presented to the most valuable player of the Yale-Harvard game at Bright-Landry Center. The Bulldogs sophomore goalie stopped 33 of 34 shots to help Yale take a 2-1 win and knock its rival from the ranks of unbeaten.


Other nominees:  Charlie Finn, Colgate, Michael Garteig, Quinnipiac, James Kruger, Dartmouth, Steve Michalek, Harvard & Ville Runola, Clarkson

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