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Jr. Kings alum, Manhattan Beach native St. Ivany named USHL Defenseman of the Week

 

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Sioux Falls Stampede defenseman Jack St. Ivany has been named the USHL Defenseman of the Week.

St. Ivany scored his fourth goal of the season in a win over Fargo on Tuesday, dished out two assists in a Friday victory against Lincoln and added his third point of the weekend on Sunday against Omaha, helping Sioux Falls pick up five of a possible six points and moving the Stampede into third place in the Western Conference.

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The Yale commit currently sits with 26 points (four goals, 22 assists) through 36 games, which leads all Sioux Falls defenseman and puts him third among all USHL blueliners in scoring. He is now riding a three-game point streak and has earned at least one point in 11 of his last 17 games going back to Dec. 2.

St. Ivany has 36 points (five goals, 31 assists) in his 88 career USHL games and was named to Team USA for the World Junior A Challenge earlier this season as well as both the 2017 and 2018 USHL/NHL Top Prospects Games.

He has also been listed on the NHL Central Scouting Players to Watch List in each of the last two seasons, most recently ranking 129th among North American Skaters on the annual midterm rankings.

A native of Manhattan Beach, St. Ivany was selected in the fifth round (73rd overall) by Sioux Falls in the 2016 USHL Phase II Draft and played for the Los Angeles Jr. Kings prior to his time in the USHL.

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(Feb. 12, 2018)