Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Wings Miller named NLL Player of the Week

Philadelphia Wings goaltender Brandon Miller was named the National Lacrosse League's Overall Player of the Week on Wednesday.
Miller's play in the Wings net led Philadelphia to two wins this past weekend. 
On Friday, he held the high-powered offenfe of the Boston Blazers to five goals, making 43 saves in an 11-5 win.  On Saturday, he made 44 saves in a 12-11 win over Colorado.
Three Calgary Roughnecks were honoured for their play in a two-game weekend sweep of the Edmonton Rush. Dane Dobbie won the Offensive Player of the Week award for a three goal and six assists performance on Friday, followed by a one goal and three assists game on Saturday.
Jeff Shattler won Transition Player of the Week for a one goal and two assist performance on Friday and a two goal and five assists game on Saturday.
Rookie forward Curtis Dickson wins Rookie of the Week for a three goal and one assist performance on Friday and repeated those numbers on Saturday. The Roughnecks won 15-11 at Edmonton on Friday, and 12-11 in overtime against Edmonton at home on Saturday.
Rock goaltender Bob Watson wins Defensive Player of the Week.  Watson made 50 saves on 55 shots faced in an 8-5 win over Buffalo on Saturday.

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