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USPHL Premier Players Of The Week: West Region

By USPHL Staff, 10/06/21, 4:15PM EDT


Week of Oct. 6, 2021


Mountain Division 

Forward: Benjamin St-Onge, Pueblo Bulls

A returning West Region All-Star from last year, St-Onge (‘01/Quebec City, Que.) is back on the scoring horse with a four-goal, two-assist effort over three games in which the Bulls went 2-1. 


Defense: Cameron Hawks, Ogden Mustangs

The ‘01 out of San Diego, Calif., was getting the job done on both sides of the ice for the ‘Stangs, who are on a three-game winning streak and in first place in the Division. Hawks scored a goal and three assists, and with 14 takeaways, he is tied for second on the team and for first among defensemen. 


Goaltender: Patrick Colburn, Provo Riverblades

An ‘03 and third-year USPHL veteran with 18U experience in the league, Colburn (‘02/North Kingstown, R.I.) stopped 95 out of 104 shots in just two games this past weekend. This included 65 saves against the Ogden Mustangs on Saturday. 


Pacific Division

Forward: Jett Arminen, Lake Tahoe Lakers

The USPHL Premier’s leading scorer and a second-year Premier veteran, Arminen (‘01/San Diego, Calif.) is averaging four points per game - over six games so far! He has scored no less than three points in any of these games so far. The Lakers have started out 6-0 and in their three-game sweep of Las Vegas, He equaled his previous weekend’s point total by going with a 3-9-12 line. 


Defense: Luke Stevens, Lake Tahoe Lakers

Stevens is back with this honor again because he took what he had done offensively the first weekend (six points), equaled it on Friday night, then for kicks added four more points for 16 points in six total games so far. An ‘02 from Boulder, Colo., his 8-8-16 line is better than most Premier forwards thus far. 


Goaltender: Justin Lakin, San Diego Sabers

Lakin put up a 31-save performance to help the Sabers skate past the Long Beach Shredders on Saturday. The ‘01 from Wildomar, Calif., is in his second season with the Sabers.