Alec Rauhauser, Des Moines Buccaneers
The defenseman played a big role for the Buccaneers in their season-opening victory as he tallied three points (2g, 1a) and posted a plus-three rating in the 4-0 win over the Fargo Force on Saturday. He netted his team’s first goal of the season in the first period, and then added another goal in the second period. In 35 previous USHL games, the 19-year-old had scored just one goal. The Bismarck, North Dakota native was also part of penalty killing unit for the Buccaneers that successfully turned away all seven of their opponent’s power play chances. It is the second USHL season for Rauhauser after putting up six points (1g, 5a) last year for the Bucs.
Tag(s): Players of the Week