Saulnier named WCHA Rookie of the Week

Brennan Saulnier

Courtesy UAH Sports Information

Brennan Saulnier was named the WCHA’s Rookie of the Week on Monday after helping the Chargers notch a win and a tie at Air Force over the weekend.

Saulnier had two assists in UAH’s 4-2 win on Friday. His first came on Cody Champagne’s late first-period goal that tied the game at 1, and the second was on Josh Kestner’s game-winning goal with 1:53 left in the contest.

The Halifax, Nova Scotia freshman has played in all 10 games for the Chargers, scoring a goal and three assists.

Minnesota State’s Teddy Blueger was named WCHA Offensive Player of the Week (UAH’s Craig Pierce was nominated for this two-goal performance on Saturday). Bowling Green goalie Tommy Burke was named WCHA Defensive Player of the Week (UAH’s Carmine Guerriero was nominated for stopping 24 of 26 shots in Friday’s win).

UAH hosts Lake Superior State in WCHA action Friday and Saturday at the Von Braun Center. Puck drop is 7:07 p.m. both nights.

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