Burke Named All NAHL Rookie 1st Team & Central Division All Rookie Team!

NAHL announces 2017-18 All-Rookie Teams

APRIL 30, 2018
The North American Hockey League (NAHL) has announced its All-Rookie Teams for the 2017-18 season, as voted upon and selected by the league’s 23 head coaches. The NAHL has also named All-Rookie Teams in each of the four divisions.
NAHL players that have not played in a junior league or team prior to the 2017-18 season (any junior league or team in any location, foreign or domestic), or entered the season having played less than 10 NAHL hockey regular season games, are considered rookies and eligible for All-Rookie recognition and honors by the NAHL.
2017-18 All-NAHL Rookie 1st Team
Forward: Nathan Burke, Aberdeen Wings
Forward: Jack Olmstead, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights
Forward: Sam Renlund, Janesville Jets
Defense: Brandon Koch, Coulee Region Chill
Defense: Jack Clement, Shreveport Mudbugs
Goalie: Mitchell Gibson, Lone Star Brahmas
2017-18 All-NAHL Rookie 2nd Team
Forward: Jax Murray, Fairbanks Ice Dogs
Forward: Ryan Naumovski, New Jersey Titans
Forward: Andy Willis, Austin Bruins
Defense: Cam McDonald, Kenai River Brown Bears
Defense: Thomas Farrell, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights
Goalie: Isaiah Saville, Minnesota Magicians
2017-18 Central Division All-Rookie Team
Forward: Nathan Burke, Aberdeen Wings
Forward: Andy Willis, Austin Bruins
Forward: Adam Stacho, Bismarck Bobcats
Defense: Lincoln Erne, Minot Minotauros
Defense: Zach Van Sant, Bismarck Bobcats
Goalie: Ryan Fanti, Minnesota Wilderness
2017-18 East Division All-Rookie Team
Forward: Jack Olmstead, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights
Forward: Ryan Naumovski, New Jersey Titans
Forward: Roman Kraemer, Johnstown Tomahawks
Defense: Thomas Farrell, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights
Defense: Diarmad DiMurro, Philadelphia Rebels
Goalie: Christian Stoever, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights
2017-18 Midwest Division All-Rookie Team
Forward: Sam Renlund, Janesville Jets
Forward: Kyler Grundy, Minnesota Magicians
Forward: Jax Murray, Fairbanks Ice Dogs
Defense: Brandon Koch, Coulee Region Chill
Defense: Cam McDonald, Kenai River Brown Bears
Goalie: Isaiah Saville, Minnesota Magicians
2017-18 South Division All-Rookie Team
Forward: Jason Brancheau, Amarillo Bulls
Forward: Cole Quisenberry, Shreveport Mudbugs
Forward: Eric Huss, Odessa Jackalopes
Defense: Jack Clement, Shreveport Mudbugs
Defense: Nick Anderson, Amarillo Bulls
Goalie: Mitchell Gibson, Lone Star Brahmas
The remainder of the NAHL 2017-18 season awards, including the All-NAHL Divisional Teams and Awards, the All-NAHL Teams, Most Valuable Player, Forward of the Year, Defenseman of the Year, Vaughn Goaltender of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Coach of the Year, General Manager of the Year, Executive of the Year and Organization of the Year, along with the Apex Learning Academic Achievement Award, Leadership Award and Community Service Award, will be all be announced later this week.