ADDISON, Ill.- The Chicago Crush organization is proud to announce that forward Jaden Yuknis has been selected as the Midwest Division Forward of the Month for December in the USPHL. This recognition comes as no surprise to those who have been closely following Yuknis' stellar performance on the ice.
Hailing from Lake Villa, Ill., the ‘04-born talent demonstrated an outstanding level of play throughout December, notching an impressive 13 points in just seven games. What's even more remarkable is that Yuknis managed to achieve all of these points in his final six games of the month, showcasing an unparalleled consistency and determination that undoubtedly contributed to his team's success.
Breaking down his December performance, Yuknis recorded six goals and added seven assists, averaging nearly a two-point-per-game pace. This scoring streak is not just a testament to his individual skills but also highlights his ability to elevate the play of those around him. As the Crush Elite squad gears up for the 2024 games, Yuknis maintains an active 6-7-13 scoring streak, setting the stage for what promises to be an exciting continuation of his season.
Yuknis' contributions extend beyond his recent December accolades. As a third-year junior veteran, he has been a consistent force on the ice for the first-year Crush Elite squad. With 25 points in 23 games this season, Yuknis has proven to be a pivotal player, demonstrating leadership, skill, and a relentless work ethic.
Reflecting on the Crush Elite 2023-2024 season thus far, Yuknis has amassed 13 goals and 16 assists for a total of 29 points. Additionally, his disciplined approach to the game is evident as he has accumulated only 14 penalty minutes, further solidifying his reputation as a reliable and composed player.
The entire Chicago Crush organization congratulates Jaden Yuknis on this well-deserved honor. His dedication, talent, and commitment to excellence serve as an inspiration to his teammates and fans alike. As the season progresses, all eyes will undoubtedly be on Yuknis as he continues to make significant contributions to the Crush Elite's success.