Chicago, IL - The United States Hockey League announced the CCM and Reebok player awards for the 21st week of the 2012-13 USHL regular season.
Award winners included Jake Guentzel of the Sioux City Musketeers, named CCM Forward of the Week.
Jake Guentzel, F, Sioux City Musketeers: For the second consecutive week, the Woodbury, MN native has earned weekly honors after recording six points (2g, 4a) in three games. On Tuesday, he tallied a second-period power play goal and later dished out an assist in Sioux City's 5-2 loss to the Dubuque Fighting Saints. He then assisted on a pair of second-period goals, including the would-be game-winner, to help the Musketeers to a 5-3 win over the Tri-City Storm on Friday. Guentzel put the Musketeers on the board with his 15th goal of the season on Saturday plus added an assist to lead Sioux City to a 3-2 victory against the Des Moines Buccaneers. The 18-year-old is currently on a six-game point streak, registering 13 points (3g, 10a) over that span.