Minnesota State forward Jean-Paul LaFontaine was named WCHA Offensive Player of the Week for his performance over the weekend at Alabama Huntsville. He was league's top scorer over the weekend, recording four points (2-2) in the MSU sweep.
The junior has 12 points (7-5) in the Mavericks' last eight games and leads the Mavericks with 16 points (8-8). This was the second time this season that LaFontaine earned the award.
Other WCHA awards this week went to Ferris State goaltender C.J. Motte, who was named Defensive Player of the Week for the fourth time this season. Rookie of the Week honors went to Alaska goaltender David Jones.