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Maguyon and Patrick named honorable mention for NAHL Weekly Honors

The North American Hockey League announced its Divisional Stars of the Week for week ending November 19 and Rebels forwards Aaron Maguyon and Ryan Patrick were named honorable mention for the East Division.

Maguyon this past week had four points (2 goals and 2 assists), all against the Northeast Generals. His four points all came in yesterday’s 5 – 2 win against the Generals. The Egg Harbor Twp., NJ native leads the Rebels in total points with 14 (7 goals and 7 assists) and with goals scored (7). This is the second time in three weeks that Maguyon has received league recognition. He was the East Division’s second star of the week for week ending November 5.

Patrick had three points (2 goals and 1 assist) this past week with both goals coming in yesterday’s win against Northeast. Patrick is tied for fifth on the team with nine total points (5 goals and 4 assists).

Maguyon named East Division’s Second Star of the Week; DiMurro honorable mention

The North American Hockey League announced its Bauer Divisional Stars of the Week for week ending November 5 and Rebels forward Aaron Maguyon was named the East Division’s second star of the week while defenseman Diarmad DiMurro was selected honorable mention.

Maguyon had a career night last Monday night against the Johnstown Tomahawks where he scored four goals to lead the Rebels to a 6 – 1 victory. The Egg Harbor Twp., NJ native is third on the team in total points with ten (5 goals and 5 assists).

DiMurro had two points in the win against Johnstown. He is tied for the most points on the team with eleven (3 goals and 8 assists). He also has the team’s best +/- ratio with a +9. DiMurro also was selected honorable mention for week ending October 8. He was named honorable mention for the league’s best defenseman in September and October.

NAHL Names Divisional Stars of the Week and Rebels Keane and Stanley receive accolades

The North American Hockey League announced its Bauer Divisional Stars of the Week for week ending October 15 and Rebels goaltender Ryan Keane was selected as the East Division’s second star of the week and forward Brandon Stanley was named honorable mention.

Keane was between the pipes for both Rebels games against the Johnstown Tomahawks this past weekend. He compiled a .977 save percentage and a .50 goal against average, which included his first shutout on the season. The Coppell, TX native is ranked second amount all NAHL goaltenders in goals against average with a .80 as well as save percentage with .964.

Stanley recorded his first three goals on the season during this weekend’s sweep of the Tomahawks. He scored his first goal in Saturday night’s 4 – 0 victory and then scored the team’s fourth and fifth goals in their 5 – 1 win on Sunday.

DiMurro and Bellant receive recognition for NAHL’s Divisional Stars of the Week Awards

The North American Hockey League announced its Bauer Divisional Stars of the Week awards for week ending October 8 and Rebels defenseman Diarmad DiMurro was named the East Division’s second star of the week while teammate Andrew Bellant was chosen as honorable mention.

This is the second straight week the Rebels rookie defenseman received league recognition. The Highland Mills, NY native had three points this past weekend (1 goal and 2 assists). His goal was the game winner in Friday’s 2 – 1 victory over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights. DiMurro is the team leader in points with seven (2 goals and 5 assists).

Bellant had two points on the weekend (both assists) against the Knights. The Linden, MI native has the second most points on the team so far with six (3 goals and 3 assists). Bellant is the franchise’s all-time point leader.

Woolley named East Division Star of the Week while Smith is honorable mentioned

The North American Hockey League announced today its Divisional Stars of the Week for week ending October 1 and Rebels forward Carter Woolley was chosen as the East Division’s Star of the Week while teammate Justin Smith was named honorable mentioned.

Woolley had three points (1 goal and 2 assists) in this weekend’s sweep over the visiting Johnstown Tomahawks. The 6’0/185 lbs. native of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, had an assist in Saturday’s 3-1 win and a goal and an assist in Sunday’s 5 – 2 victory.

“Carter has been a great player for two years” stated Rebels head coach Joe Coombs. “It’s nice for him to finally be getting some recognition for his hard work,” concluded Coombs.

Smith, the 6’1”/185 native of Lansing, MI, had two points this past weekend. He had an assist in Saturday night’s game and the returning Rebels’ defenseman scored his first NAHL goal in Sunday’s victory.

Bellant & Patrick receive accolades for weekly league honors

The North American Hockey League announced its Divisional Stars of the Week for week ending March 26 and Rebels forward Andrew Bellant was named the East Division’s second star while teammate and fellow forward Ryan Patrick was selected honorable mention.

Bellant had six points in two games during the Rebels weekend sweep over the Northeast Generals. He had one goal and six assists. The Linden, MI native leads the team in total points with fifty three (26 goals and 27 assists) through fifty five games.  He also leads the team with goals (26) and game winning goals (six).  This is the fourth time this season that Bellant has been recognized by the league. He was star of the week for week ending October 2nd and he was honorable mention for forward for September and October respectively.

Patrick also had six goals over this weekend. He had two goals and four assists. So far Patrick has a total of thirty one points (10 goals and 21 assists) on the season.  This is the second time the Morgantown, WV native was recognized by the league. He was the East Division’s Star of the Week for week ending February 19.

Mitens named East Division Player of the Week; Zerban runner up

The North American Hockey League announced its Divisional Stars of the Week for week ending February 12 and Rebels goalie Mareks Mitens was named the East Division’s player of the week while teammate Jensen Zerban was second star.

Mitens recorded his eleventh shutout on the season this past Friday night when the Rebels blanked Johnstown 1 – 0. The shutout broke a NAHL record previously set during the 2011-12 by Rob Nichols of the Wenatchee Wild who had ten.

In addition to Friday night’s win, Mitens played the second and third periods of the Rebels 5 – 3 loss to New Jersey last Wednesday in which he only allowed one goal on 15 shots.  On Saturday night he stopped 28 of 30 shots in the win against the Tomahawks.  Mitens had a .952 save percentage in three games last week. “Mareks has been great for us all year” stated Rebels coach Joe Coombs. “After a sluggish few weeks and five games in seven days, I thought our team really responded this weekend. It all starts with him in goal,” concluded Coombs.

Zerban, a Division I commit to the United States Air Force Academy, had four points (3 goals and 1 assist) last week including the winning goal against Johnstown in Friday night’s game.  Zerban has nineteen points on the season with six goals and thirteen assists.

Blackmun named NAHL’s East Division’s Second Star of the Week. Jansons is honorable mention

The North American Hockey League announced its Divisional Stars of the Week for week ending January 15th and Rebels forward Drew Blackmun was named the East Division’s second star of the week while defenseman Gvido Jansons was named honorable mentioned.

Blackmun had three points in the Rebels weekend sweep over the Kenai River Brown Bears. He had an assist on Jansons’ game winning goal in Friday night’s game and he had a goal and an assist in Saturday night’s game.  The Rebels’ assistant captain is sixth on the team in total points with 28 (11 goals and 17 assists).  He is fifth on the team with a +23 +/- ratio.

Jansons, who just returned from playing for Latvia in the World Junior Championships, had a natural hat trick in Friday night’s win against the Brown Bears. It was his first hat trick as a Rebel. The Arizona State University commit is fourth on the team with 30 total points (13 goals and 17 assists).  He is ranked third overall in the league among defense in total points.

Leavy Named East Division Player of the Week; Yakovlev Second Star

The North American Hockey League announced today its Stars of the Week for week ending January 8 and Rebels goalie Jack Leavy was named East Division player of the week while forward Evgeny Yakovlev was named second star.

Leavy was the winning netminder in both games during the Rebels weekend sweep over the Fairbanks Ice Dogs.  He recorded his second shutout of the season on Friday night stopping all 26 shots he faced and only allowed two goals in Saturday night’s game. In all, he had a 1.50 goals against average and .961 save percentage.  He improved his record on the season to 7-1-0. “Jack has been outstanding all year when called upon” stated Rebels head coach Joe Coombs. “And he was called upon this weekend and played very well. We now know that we have two goalies that can be counted upon” concluded Coombs. This is the second time Leavy has received league recognition. He was named the East Division’s second star of the week for week ending December 19.

Yakovlev had four points (1 goal and three assists) in the two wins. His goal 2:55 minutes into the third period during Saturday night’s game was the eventual game winner. On the season he has 24 points (8 goals and 16 assists). This is the second time Yakovlev has received league recognition. He was named East Division honorable mention for week ending November 5th.

Rebels’ netminders Leavy and Mitens receive accolades for league’s weekly divisional honors

The North American Hockey League announce today its Divisional Stars of the Week for weekending December 18 and Rebels’ goalie Jack Leavy was named the East Division’s second star of the week while his partner Mareks Mitens was named honorable mention.

Leavy turned aside 25 of the 26 shots he faced in last night’s 2 – 1 win over New Jersey. Leavy, a Birmingham, MI native has played in seven games this season and he has a 5-1-1 record with a 2.41 goals against average and a .909 save percentage with one shutout.

Mitens, who left yesterday to play for his native country Latvia in next weeks IIHF junior championship, had a 1 – 1 record over the weekend. He had a 1.00 goals against average and a .959 save percentage. He recorded his league-leading eighth shutout of the season on Friday night.