Springfield, Illinois – The Springfield Jr. Blues, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), are pleased to announce that Philipp Mass and Jack Williams were each named an Honorable Mention for Bauer Hockey’s Midwest Division Star of the Week.
Philipp Mass, 18, joined the Jr. Blues last week just in time to take on the Minnesota Magicians. In two games played over the weekend he recorded two assists for the Jr. Blues and was a +2 overall. Mass is from Heidelberg, Germany and comes to Springfield by way of the Central Illinois Flying Aces (USHL) where he appeared in 10 games.
Jack Williams, 17, picked up his 14th win of the season and his 2nd shutout in a 1-0 victory over the Magicians on Friday night. Williams stopped all 37 shots that he faced, and has now won four of his last five starts.