The North American Hockey League announced its Bauer Divisional Stars of the Week for weekending February 18 and Rebels defenseman Nico Appendino was named the East Division’s second star while forward Brandon Stanley was honorable mention.
Appendino, who has been with the team for a little over a month, had two points last week, an assist in each Rebels win. The Kempten, Germany native has four points (all assists) in twelve games. This is the first time the highly skilled defenseman has been recognized by the league.
Stanley had three points (2 goals and 1 assist). He scored a goal in each of the Rebels wins. Stanley is fifth on the team in total points with twenty-four (14 goals and 10 assists). This is the third time that Stanley was named honorable mention, which included weeks ending October 15 and December 3.