Original 16 Stars of the Week | Week 13

Week 13, December 11 – 17, 2023  |  The Manitoba Junior Hockey League Stars of the Week are proudly presented by Original 16.

Daniel Siso (FWD/’03) – Portage Terriers – 3GP | 4G | 5A | 9PTS

After a slower start to the season, veteran forward, Daniel Siso has been on fire as of late. In a 5-3 road win over the Wolverines, Siso added 1 goal and 2 assists. On the first night of a back-to-back in Winnipeg, the third-year Terrier notched 1 goal and 1 assist against the Freeze before following up with 2 goals and 2 assists in a win over the Blues. Heading into the final week of play in 2023, Siso and the Terriers sit 2nd in the MGEU East division.

Photo: Jonathan Kozub

Raiden LeGall (G/’06) – 2GP | 2W | 0.95GAA | 0.978SV%

The 17-year-old rookie from Morden, MB, continued to shine in the Nighthawks crease last week, helping his club to a pair of overtime wins against Steinbach and Winkler. On the road in Steinbach, LeGall turned aside 55/56 shots before stopping 33/34 two nights later at home against the Flyers. The Bemidji State University commit sits 2nd in league save percentage (0.939), 5th in goals against average (2.10), and 7th in wins (11).

Photo: Scott Stroh

Sam Zagari (FWD/’04) – OCN Blizzard – 3GP | 4G | 4A | 8PTS

Second-year forward, Sam Zagari has been a big part of the Blizzard’s success as of late, helping the club to six straight wins. To kick off the week, Zagari added 1 goal and 1 assist in a 3-2 shootout win over the Flyers before scoring 1 goal and 2 assists at home during a 6-3 victory against the Wolverines. To close out the week on Sunday, Zagari netted a pair of goals, including the game winner along with 1 assist, in a 7-2 decision over the Titans. The native of Winnipeg, MB, now leads the Blizzard in scoring with 9 goals and 16 assists.

Photo: Kelly Kocur Jacobson