Western Herald – Dane Walters wins CCHA offensive player of the week

Dane Walters wins CCHA offensive player of the week

Dane Walters wins CCHA offensive player of the week. Photo courtesy Zolton Cohen.

Kenny Wenzel
Sports Reporter

Senior forward Dane Walters was named the Central Collegiate Hockey Association Postgame Offensive Player of the Week for his performance this past weekend against Ferris State University.

Walters had two power play goals on Friday night, a WMU 4-2 victory, including the game-winner. During Saturday’s game, Walters assisted Chase Balisy on the game-tying goal with 4:08 left in the third period.

On the season, Walters has six goals, tied for the team lead with Balisy, all coming in conference play. Walters leads the No. 7 Broncos with 12 points. During last year’s CCHA championship run, Walters tallied a team high 16 goals and finished the season with 29 points.

WMU (10-3-1, 7-2-1-0) will face-off against rival Michigan (5-8-2, 3-6-2-2) in a weekend series in Ann Arbor’s Yost Ice Arena. Last season, Walters was credited with four points in three games against the Wolverines. Both games this weekend are scheduled to start at 7:35 p.m.

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