Empire Players of The Week - January 8, 2012
Player: Gianni Paolo
Team: South Shore Kings (96 Hope, RI)
Gianni led all defensemen in scoring this weekend picking up 6 assists as the Kings went 3-0 at the EJ Winter Showcase. In victories over Palm Beach, Portland, and the Florida Blades Gianni had four power play helpers.
Player: Alex Erban
Team: South Shore Kings (93 Attleboro, MA)
Alex had a 6 point weekend ( 4 goals and 2 assists) as the Kings Empire went undefeated at the EJ Winter Showcase. On Friday he had a goal and two assists during the Kings victory over Palm Beach. On Saturday he scored the game winner as the Kings outscored Portland 6-5. He saved his best performance of the weekend for Sunday scoring two more goals including the game winner as the Kings beat the Florida Blades 4-2.
Player: Brian Jacobs
Team: South Shore Kings (93 West Chester, PA)
Brian was credited with the win in all three games this past weekend as the Kings went undefeated at the EJ Winter Showcase. He stopped all 15 shots he faced in a victory over Palm Beach on Friday. On Saturday he played the second half in a 6-5 come from behind victory over the Portland Pirates. On Sunday he made some key saves down the stretch as the Kings handed the Blades their first loss of the season by a score of 4-2.