Nick Johnson Named AHA Rookie of the Week

March 12, 2007

Fairfield, CT - Freshman Nick Johnson (Windsor, CT) has been named the Atlantic Hockey Rookie of the Week for the week of March 5-11. This is the first time this season that Johnson has been tabbed as the league's top rookie.

Johnson tallied a goal and an assist in the Pioneers win over AIC. He scored the first goal of the game, which turned out to be the game winner, in the first period. He later assisted on SHU's final goal of the night. Johnson is second amongst Pioneer rookies with 15 points, five goals and 10 assists.

The Pioneers face Air Force in the Atlantic Hockey semifinals Friday afternoon at Blue Cross Arena in Rochester. Face-off is set for 4:00 pm.