ZYWICKI NAMED PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Point nabs rookie honors; Bold, Quinlan recognized
San Jose's Jeff Zywicki was named both the Overall Player and Offensive Player of the Week after scoring a combined eight goals, seven assists and 14 loose balls in two games. The 26-year-old forward scored three goals and three assists in the Stealth's 12-7 win over New York on Thursday at Madison Square Garden, and added five goals and four assists in Saturday's 14-12 loss to Minnesota at HP Pavlion. Zywicki, who was also named the top Overall Player and Offensive Player in Week 3, currently leads the league in goals (17) and points (33). The Stealth are 2-3 after the weekend split.
Teammate Aaron Bold was named Defensive Player of the Week. The 22-year-old backup goaltender to Anthony Cosmo recorded 46 saves and allowed just seven goals in the Stealth's 12-7 win at New York on Thursday. He also played the final 5:33 on Saturday on his home turf, notching two saves and allowing one goal against Minnesota. Bold is second in the league in both goals against average (7.78 per game) and save percentage (84.5%).
Minnesota's Craig Point was named Rookie of the Week for the second time this season. The 21-year-old right-hander scored two goals and five assists in the Swarm's 14-12 win over San Jose on Saturday.
Edmonton's Jimmy Quinlan was named Transition Player of the Week. The 26-year-old left-hander scored three goals in the Rush's 11-10 loss to Portland on Saturday at Rexall Place. Quinlan added two assists and nine loose balls.
Week 6 Results
Thursday, January 31
San Jose 12 at New York 7
Saturday, February 2
Portland 11 at Edmonton 10
Minnesota 14 at San Jose 12
The Weekly Player Awards are determined by a vote of the General Managers and Head Coaches of the league's 12 teams.