Channel Cats Sweep Weekly Awards
HUNTSVILLE, AL Â– Dan Buccella and Jessi Otis of the Huntsville Channel Cats are the SEHL Co-Players of the Week. Both players had a goal in HuntsvilleÂ’s 2-0 win in Cape Fear on Saturday night. In four games played to date, Buccella & Otis have combined for ten of the Channels Cats fourteen goals. Buccella, the native of Woodbridge, Ontario, leads the SEHL in scoring with 5 goals & 2 assists for 7 points. Otis, from Calgary, Alberta, is right behind him with 5 goals & 1 assist for 6 points.
Both have two power play goals on the year. Jessi Otis has a shorthanded goal and leads the SEHL in shooting percentage at 41.7% (5 goals on 12 shots). Dan Buccella leads the SEHL in game winning goals with three.
Matt Carmichael is the SEHL Goaltender of the Week. Carmichael, from Ottawa, Ontario posted his first shutout of the season, a 2-0 win over Cape Fear on Saturday night, as he stopped all 19 shots he faced. In four games played this season, Matt Carmichael has a 3-1 record with a 2.84 goals against average and a 91.3% save percentage.
The Cats open the home season this Saturday night against the Cape Fear Fire Antz. The first 4,000 fans in attendance will receive a free Â“Cats are BackÂ” t-shirt courtesy of Huntsville Hospital Sports and Wellness Centers, The Orthopaedic Center and Redstone Federal Credit Union. The puck will drop at 7:30 after a special pre-game ceremony honoring former Cats and retiring the jerseyÂ’s of Derek Puppa, Phil Daigle and current head coach, John Gibson.
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