Congratulations Justin Kirchhevel – NAHL West Player of the Week


Justin Kirchhevel – Fairbanks Ice Dogs

Fairbanks forward Justin Kirchhevel rang up two goals and two assists as the Ice Dogs split a two-game series against Kenai River. On Saturday, the Brookings, S.D., native potted a goal and an assist in a 4-2 loss. The next day, the 20-year-old scored another goal and assisted on James Saintey\’s game-winner as the Ice Dogs bested the Brown Bears, 5-3. Kirchhevel, who was acquired recently in a trade with St. Louis, was also a plus-4 on the weekend.

\”Justin was very good for us last weekend,\” said Ice Dogs head coach Josh Hauge. \”He has a high level of skill and is a game-changer. We\’re very excited about his potential.\”