Frontier Star of the Week:NICK THOMPSON – Bozeman Icedogs
Bozeman ran their winning streak to six straight games with two more wins over the weekend. Defenseman and leading scorer Nick Thompson, 18, had five points in the two wins as Bozeman picked up home wins over Helena and Great Falls. On Friday, the native os Esko, MN, had three assists and was +2 in a 5-2 win over the Bighorns. On Saturday, Thompson (6’4/195) had a goal and an assist in a 4-3 win over the Americans. Thompson’s 30 points in just 18 games played leads all NA3HL defensemen in scoring by a wide margin. "Nick has been solid for us all season so far and is so consistent game to game. He controls the game in all zones on the rink. He has the most points for a defensemen in our league, but he is just as solid defensively and that makes for a pretty good hockey player,” said Bozeman head coach Mark Vichorek.
2nd Star: Kyle Truax, F, Gillette Wild
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Tanner Congdon, F, Great Falls Americans – Ryan Daugherty, F, Helena Bighorns – Mason Graves, F, Billings Bulls – Stephen Marshal Frank, G, Bozeman Icedogs – Gage Overby, G, Billings Bulls