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Perkovich receives second CCHA Rookie of the Week honor

Nathan Perkovich

Jan. 9, 2007

FARMINGTON HILLS - Lake Superior State forward Nathan Perkovich earned his second Central Collegiate Hockey Association Rookie of the Week honor after scoring a goal in both games of LSSU's three-point series against Nebraska-Omaha.

Perkovich, who leads the Lakers in goals scored with 10, tallied an even-strength goal at 18:08 of the third period to tie Friday's game, 4-4. Prior to his goal, LSSU (13-6-3 overall, 7-4-3 CCHA) scored three goals in a 2 1/2 minute span to rally back from a 3-0 deficit.

Perkovich also scored a power-play goal at 16:27 of the third period to give LSSU a 2-1 lead on Saturday. UNO tied it 33 seconds later, but the Lakers pulled out the 3-2 overtime victory.

The 6-5, 200-pound forward from Canton, Mich., has 10 goals and four assists in 22 games.

LSSU plays host to Notre Dame at 7:35 p.m. Friday and 7:05 p.m. Saturday at Taffy Abel Arena.

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