Congratulations to New Hampshire Avalanche Alumni, Ben Steeves, on being named the Rookie of the Week for the second time by the National Collegiate Hockey Conference. Steeves, a University of Minnesota Duluth freshman, scored 3 goals this past Saturday. This was his first career collegiate hat trick. Steeves was also a +1 rating and had 13 shots on goal. Steeves leads the team in both points and goals, with 14 and 11 respectively. Steeves is the first rookie in 26 years to post a hat trick for UMD.
Ben Steeves is a Bedford, NH native who played the last two seasons with the Sioux City Musketeers in the USHL.