Lukas Buchta, Sioux Falls Stampede
The defenseman scored a pair of goals as the Stampede split two games during the week. He scored both of his goals, including the game-winner, during the 4-2 victory against the Des Moines Buccaneers on Wednesday. He also equaled a game high with a plus-two rating. Three of his five goals this season have been game-winners, tying for third overall in the USHL. The 20-year-old native of Frystak, Czech Republic has produced nine points (5g, 4a) through 25 games this season for the Stampede and ranks fourth on the team with a plus-four rating. It is the first full season in the USHL for Buchta after playing for the HC Zlin organization in his native country. He first appeared in the League during the 2012-13 season with the Omaha Lancers.
Tag(s): Players of the Week