Quad City’s Shane Bennett named Warrior Hockey Player of the Month

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (March 2, 2022) – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) today announced that Shane Bennett of the Quad City Storm has been named the Warrior Hockey/SPHL Player of the Month for February.

Bennett tied for the league lead in scoring last month, netting five goals, three of which were game-winners, and adding 13 assists in 11 games. Bennett also recorded a +8 rating in leading the Storm toward their first-ever playoff spot, which they clinched last night.

Bennett recorded a point in nine of 11 games last month and had eight multi-point outings, including five straight. The Grand Island, NY native currently ranks third in the SPHL in assists (30) and is fifth in points (50) and goals (20 – tied).

Runner-up: Brent Moran, Fayetteville (7-2-0, 2.34 gaa, 0.924 save%)

Also nominated: Hayden Stewart, Birmingham (2-1-0, 1.62 gaa, 0.954 save%), Brian Billett, Evansville (5-4-1, 2.21 gaa, 0.921 save%, 1 shutout), Hunter Vorva, Huntsville (4-1-0, 1.38 gaa, 0.947 save%), Dean Balsamo, Knoxville (11 gp, 5g, 10a, gwg), Devin Brink, Macon (7 gp, 3g, 6a), Weiland Parrish, Pensacola (9 gp, 5g, 9a, shg), Alec Baer, Peoria (12 gp, 6g, 12a, +8, 2 gwg), Mac Jansen, Roanoke (10 gp, 6g, 7a, shg, gwg) and Chase Perry, Vermilion County (1-4-2, 4.14 gaa, 0.901 save%)