Players of the week

USPHL Premier names Players of the Week

October 19, 2022

Defense: Kyle Cupolo, Wisconsin Rapids Riverkings

Kyle Cupolo (‘03/Waterloo, Ont.) enjoyed a massive weekend on the blue line for the Riverkings in a weekend series that featured heroes that didn’t show up on the scoresheet. The Riverkings stayed perfect in league play so far with a pair of hard fought 2-1 battles. Cupolo had his shoulder tapped frequently, hopping the boards for a combined total of over 71 minutes of game action. While on the ice, he contributed eight shots and five blocked shots and he did his share of celebrating, finishing the weekend at +2.

October 13, 2022

Forward: Will Tricarico, Wisconsin Rapids Riverkings

Will Tricarico (‘02/East Islip, N.Y.) is not hard to pick out on the ice, his 6’4” frame towering above others on faceoffs. His three goals and seven points on the weekend in games against the Dells Ducks and Minnesota Moose continued a solid opening that saw him collecting points in three of four games so far. 

October 5, 2022

Goaltender: Lucas Brine, Wisconsin Rapids Riverkings

Lucas Brine. The Riverkings exited their first season of play as the lone team with a 1.000 winning percentage in the Midwest West. Lucas Brine delivered the win Saturday, stopping 45 shots, leading the way to a 3-2 win despite being outshot in the team’s home opener 47-33 by the Minnesota Moose. Those numbers helped him wrap up a .957 save percentage to start.


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