SIOUX FALLS, SD (KWSN)--The United States Hockey League (USHL)announced Monday that Zeb Knutson has been named CCM Co-Forward of the Week. The second-year forward was a driving force in the Stampede’s 6-4 win over the Des Moines Buccaneers on Saturday night. The Sioux Falls native tallied a pair of first-period goals in a span of 1:09 and added another in the third to record his first career USHL hat trick. He also tied a game high with a plus-two on-ice rating and led all players with six shots on goal.
Last season, Knutson posted 51 points 26g, 25a) in 61 games while helping lead the Stampede to a regular season Western Conference championship. He has already committed to play collegiate hockey at Minnesota State-Mankato starting with 2014-15 season.
Knutson and the Stampede return to action this weekend when they travel to Indianapolis and Cedar Rapids on Friday and Saturday night. Friday's game is slated to begin at 6:05 PM locally and the puck will drop at 7:05 PM on Saturday. Fans can hear both games live on KELO News Talk 1320-AM, 107.9-FM and online at www.kelo.com. Tickets for the Stampede's home opener on Friday, October 4th are on sale now through the Sioux Falls Arena Box Office or any Ticketmaster location.
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Courtesy of Sioux Falls Stampede