Gabriel Mollot-Hill (G)

Bloomington Thunder

3-3-1-0, 1.91 GAA, .932 sv%

10. Bloomington Thunder

9-8-3-0, Last Poll: 13

The Thunder are over the .500 mark, just four points out of the top-half of the Eastern Conference, and up three spots in the rankings thanks to a month in which the won six of their nine contests. They were led in November by Vladislav Dzhioshvili. The Cornell commit finished the month with eight points (4G, 4A) in nine games. Gabriel Mollot-Hill has also been a big boost in net with a 1.91 GAA (6th in USHL) and .932 SV% (3rd in USHL). Wyatt Kalynuk has played well from the back end with 12 points (2G, 10A), tied for fourth in scoring among all USHL defensemen.

9. Youngstown Phantoms

11-8-1-1, Last Poll: 7

Youngstown has been bolstered by three players who sit among the top 20 in the USHL in scoring – Nicolas Werbik (T-7th, 21 PTS), Alex Esposito (T-14th, 17 PTS) and Brett Murray (T-17th, 16 PTS). Werbik also leads the USHL with five-game winning goals. Goaltender Ivan Kulbakov has also been one of the best goaltenders in the league. He ranks second in GAA (1.68) and fourth in wins (9). He has also been getting a lot of work, as he is fourth in minutes (928) and fifth in saves (346). If those players keep playing at their current levels, Youngstown should be in a great spot moving forward.