ODESSA, TX – The Odessa Jackalopes, proud members of the North American Hockey League, are pleased to announce that forward Eric Carreras was named the second star of the week for his five-point (4+1=5), three-game weekend with a +3 rating. Carreras’s hat trick on Friday night was only the fourth ‘trick in team history (2011).
Thus far this season, the Westchester, Pa, native leads the Jacks in goals with nine and is tied for second in points with 12 through 13 games. Carreras is the third Jack this season to be named the Second Star of the Week in the South Division (Brandon Tucker, Gunner Rivers). Odessa acquired the 20-year-old via trade from the Lone Star Brahmas last season where he appeared in 16 games for the Jacks, totaling nine points (3+6=9).
Hampus Sjodahl, 20, was named a South Division Honorable mention for Star of the Week. It is the second time this season Sjodahl has been named an honorable mention. In three games over the weekend, Hampus had five points (4+1=5) and an even rating. The Stockholm, SWE, native is second on the team in goals with seven and tied for second in points with 12 through 13 games.
In 2015-16, the Odessa Jackalopes embark upon their fifth season in the North American Hockey League and 19th in the Permian Basin. Season tickets are on sale now! To reserve your seats, contact the Jackalopes’ ticket office today at 432-552-7825 or log on to www.jackalopes.org for more information.
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