USPHL Elite 2023-24 Midwest Division Players Of The Week

Week of Jan. 26, 2024

Games of Jan. 18-24, 2024 


Summaries by Joshua Boyd / 


Forward: Trevor Touchton, Motor City Gamblers

Touchton (‘04/Utica, Mich.) exploded for six goals and eight assists for 14 points in a busy stretch of four games in one week. On Jan. 21, he put up a 2-4-6 line for his best single game performance of the season. Including his Jan. 26 output, he’s currently on a six-game, eight-goal goal-scoring streak. For the season, he has 50 points in 31 games. 


Defense: Jack Squire, Motor City Gamblers 

Squire (‘06/Livonia, Mich.) registered a goal and tacked on seven more assists for eight points in three games, as he was up with the Premier Gamblers for their Jan. 20 game against Decatur. Squire has been a defensive and offensive dynamo since Day 1 for the first-year Gamblers Elite squad, posting 35 points in 30 games this season. 


Goaltender: Ilan Walny, Chicago Crush 

Walny (‘06/Bayside, Wis.) was outstanding as he turned away 29 of 30 shots against the Fort Wayne Spacemen, helping his team push up the Midwest Elite standings to a current second place position. Walny is on a three-game winning streak and only lost his first game this season in regulation, going 6-1-0-1 for the season so far with a .925 save percentage.