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More key veteran resignings

09/05/2008 1:21 PM -
Arthur Hollinger
 
Arthur came to the Rhinos highly touted from AAA Midget powerhouse Team Illinois.
Having won at every level:
5 consecutive state championship titles with 3 different teams
Darien Huskies (3 state titles)
Wisconsin AAA (1 state title)
Team Illinois (1 state title)
#2 ranked AAA Midget team in the country ('06-'07 Team Illinois)
 
Hollinger didn’t disappoint when he put on the orange silver and black posting a regular season record of:
27-1-2 with 4 shutouts 2.16 GAA .916 Save%
And playoff record of:
6-0 with 1 shutout 1.96 GAA and .931 Save%
 
Hollinger was a force in net and should be arguably the top goalie in the WSHL.
 
“Arty is a true competitor he thrives on competition and a challenge, he was one of the big reasons we won a championship last season.”
-Head Coach Cory Herman
 
 


 
 
Eric LaBounty
 
Eric came to the Rhinos by chance, having signed to play for the Las Vegas Stars in the WSHL he was scheduled to play there when news came that the organization wasn’t going to field a team after all, some quick phone calls to coach Herman from former assistant coach Ken Bouthellier who recruited Eric to Las Vegas and Eric became a Rhino
 
LaBounty showed his Minnesota roots as a player never more so than in the post season where he was named the Thorne Cup MVP after back to back 2 goal, performances in the championship series against the Phoenix Polar Bears.
 
GP 60 G 33 A 27 Points 60
 
“Eric is a playoff type player, extremely tough on the puck and always plays a huge role in big games.”
- Head Coach Cory Herman
 


 
Kevin Davis
 
Kevin came to the Rhinos at mid-season in December, he was attending classes at Colorado State when the itch to play hockey came.
 
Kevin is a physical player who seems to be at the right place at the right time in the biggest moments, he scored the game winning goal twice in the Rhinos 3 games versus Phoenix last season.
 
GP 33   G 10 A 16 Points 26
 
“Kevin came to us late in the season and was an impact player as soon as he put on a jersey, a big strong physical player that scores big goals at crucial times.”
- Head Coach Cory Herman
 

 
Zach Goller
 
Zach has been a Rhinos since day 1 of the organization.
One of two (Nick Gorup) players that can say that Zach has
 
GP 53   G 16 A 16 Points 32
 
“Zach has been with us since day 1, he’s a huge asset leadership-wise in the locker room, and he’s a guy we look to when we need a big face-off, he’s really good on the draw.”
- Head Coach Cory Herman