In a stunning display of defensive prowess, Trace Girgis (‘06/Woodridge, Ill.), of the Chicago Crush, has been selected the USPHL Defensive Player of the Week for the Elite Midwest Division. Let's take a closer look at his remarkable performance that earned him this prestigious accolade!
Solid Defense Shuts Down Opponents: Girgis was a defensive powerhouse on the ice, helping the Chicago Crush Elite squad battle the Fort Wayne Spacemen over two intense matchups. The Crush outshot their opponents, showcasing Girgis' remarkable ability to thwart the Spacemen's advances.
Teamwork at Its Finest: Trace Girgis not only stood tall in the defensive zone but also contributed offensively. He tallied a pair of crucial assists that proved instrumental in the Crush's ability to secure a valuable shoot-out point in a hard-fought battle against the Spacemen. This two-way performance showcased his versatility and commitment to his team's success.
Consistent Excellence: Girgis has been a steady presence for the Chicago Crush throughout the season, boasting a total of four assists in just six games. This consistent point production underlines his ability to make a significant impact in every game he plays.
With Trace Girgis leading the charge, the Chicago Crush are poised for an exciting season ahead. His dedication to both ends of the ice, coupled with his unwavering commitment to team success, has rightly earned him the title of USPHL Defensive Player of the Week. Congratulations, Trace, and keep up the outstanding work on the ice!