Lang earns CHL honors


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Posted Online: Jan. 21, 2013, 8:08 pm
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Quad City Mallards' Mickey Lang was named the Oakley Central Hockey League Player of the Week on Monday.

Lang recorded a natural hat trick and a total of six points in the Mallards' 7-1 win over Denver on Saturday at the i wireless Center. He finished the night with a plus-minus rating of plus-3. It was his first career hat trick.

"Mickey's played very well for us all season, but he really got on a roll Saturday," Mallards coach and general manager Terry Ruskowski said in a released statement. "He's a very good skater, can really shoot the puck and has some good chemistry with (linemates Mike) Hellyer and (Mike) Stinziani, and we saw all of that Saturday night."

On the season, Lang ranks third in the league in goals (22) and is tied for fourth in points (47) and 10th in assists (25).
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