Tyler Mueller wins USHL’s Defensive Player of the Week. (Photo/Rob Franck/Sporting Images)
The UMass Lowell River Hawks and Zack Kamrass were honored this week by the Hockey East Association as the Hockey East Team of the Week and Co-Defensive Player of the Week respectively. Some potential future River Hawks are following in suit, getting honors of their own.
Tyler Mueller of the Sioux City Musketeers in the United States Hockey League was selected as the USHL’s Defensive Player of the Week. This marks the second week in a row Mueller has been awarded with this honor.
Mueller registered two points (1 goal, 1 assist) and a plus-six on-ice rating over three victories to help the Musketeers extend their win streak to eight games. The defenseman netted his third goal of the season in a 4-1 win over the Fargo Force on Wednesday and finished with a game high plus-two rating. He then dished out an assist in Saturday’s 6-1 win over the Tri-City Storm and tied a game high plus-th...