Mark
Dubreuil
January 25, 2022

POW Watch: Week ending January 24, 2022

Frank Nazar had himself a game.

And the U.S. National Team Development Program standout has been named the USHL Forward of the Week as a result.

The University of Michigan commit and 2022 NHL Draft eligible put up an impressive four points (one goal, three assists) in a NTDP 9-4 win over the Madison Capitols Saturday night. 

Nazar leads the NTDP team with 42 points (16 goals, 26 assists) in 35 games and has the second best points-per-game of 1.54 in the USHL. The 17 year old Nazar slots in at No. 12 on the FCHockey’s Winter ranking for the 2022 draft.

Dyland Garand, selected in the fourth round (No. 103) of the 2020 NHL Draft by the New York Rangers, was named WHL Goaltender of the Week. 

Garand posted a 1.50 goals-against average and .947 save percentage in a pair of victories last weekend. He leads the WHL with a 2.04 goals-against average and is tied for top spot among WHL goaltenders with 19 wins this season.

Here is the complete list of POW for the week of January 17 – 24, 2022:

OHL

Player – Riley Piercey – Flint Firebirds – 3GP | 4G | 3A | 7P
Goaltender – Mack Guzda – Barrie Colts – 2GP | 2-0-0 | 1.49 GAA | .956 SV% 

WHL

Player – Tristen Robins – Saskatoon Blades – 2GP | 2G | 5A | 7P
Goaltender – Dyland Garand – Kamloops Blazers – 2GP | 2-0-0 | 1.50 GAA | .947 SV%

USHL 

Forward – Frank Nazar – USA U18 – 1GP | 1G | 3A | 4P
Defenseman – Tyler Dunbar – Muskegon Lumberjacks – 2GP | 0G | 3A | 3P
Goaltender – Cameron Korpi – Muskegon Lumberjacks – 1GP | 1-0-0 | 0.00 GAA | 1.000 S% | 1SO

BIG TEN 

1st Star – Jakub Dobes – G – Ohio State – 2GP | 2-0-0 | 1.50 GAA | .959 SV%
2nd Star – Ryan Kirwan – F – Pen State – 2GP | 4G | 0A | 4P
3rd Star – Ryder Rolston – F – Notre Dame – 1GP | 3G | 0A | 3P

HOCKEY EAST 

Forward Liam Walsh – Merrimack – 2GP | 2G | 0A | 2P
Defenseman – Guillaume Richard – Providence – 2GP | 0G | 3A | 3P
Goaltender – Matt Murrray – UMass – 2GP | 2-0-0 | 1.00 GAA | .964 SV%
Rookie – Scott Morrow – UMass – 2GP | 0G | 2A | 2P

NCHC 

Forward – Cole Guttman – Denver – 2GP | 3G | 0A | 3P
Defenseman – Nick Perbix – St. Cloud State – 2GP | 1G| 7A | 8P
Goaltender – Brandon Bussi – Western Michigan – 2GP | 2-0-0 | 0.50 GAA | .983 SV% | 1SO
Goaltender – Magnus Chrona – Denver – 2GP | 2-0-0 | 0.00 GAA | 1.000 SV% | 2 SO
Rookie – Max Sasson – Western Michigan – 2GP | 1G | 2A | 3P

CCHA 

Forward – David Silye – Minnesota State – 1GP | 3G | 0A | 3P
Defenseman – Jack McNeely – Minnesota State – 2GP | 3G | 1A | 4P
Goaltender – Noah Giesbrecht – Ferris State – 2GP | 1-0-0 | 3.00 GAA | .953 S%
Rookie – Kaleb Ergang – Ferris State – 2GP | 1G | 1A | 2P

ECAC

Player – Ian Carpentier – Yale – 2GP | 4G | 1A | 5P
Goaltender – Mitchell Gibson – Harvard – 1GP | 1-0-0 | 1.00 GAA | .968 SV%
Rookie – Alex Gaffney – Harvard – 2GP | 1G | 3A | 4P


PAST WEEKS: 

POW WATCH: WEEK ENDING JAN 17, 2022
POW WATCH: WEEK ENDING JAN 10, 2022
POW WATCH: WEEK ENDING JAN 3, 2022
POW WATCH: WEEK ENDING DEC 20, 2021
POW WATCH: WEEK ENDING DEC 13, 2021
POW WATCH: WEEK ENDING DEC 6, 2021
POW WATCH: WEEK ENDING NOV. 29, 2021
POW WATCH: WEEK ENDING NOV. 22, 2021
POW WATCH: WEEK ENDING NOV. 15, 2021
POW WATCH: WEEK ENDING NOV. 8, 2021
POW WATCH: WEEK ENDING NOV. 1, 2021
POW WATCH: WEEK ENDING OCT. 25, 2021
POW WATCH: WEEK ENDING OCT. 18, 2021
POW WATCH: WEEK ENDING OCT. 11, 2021

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