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Huntington, NY Native Is USHL Forward of The Week


CHICAGO, ILL – The United States Hockey League (USHL) announced Tuesday the Players of the Week for Week 4 of the 2020-21 season. One of the winners was New York State-born Chicago Steel forward Matt Coronato, who was named Forward of the Week after putting up eight points (3-5-8) in three games.

Forward – Matt Coronato (3 games, 3-5-8, +3)

Harvard University commit Coronato has been off to a hot start to the 2020 season, including a three-game week in which he registered a goal in all three contests and also tallied five assists.

The Huntington, N.Y. native is on a six-game point streak to start this season — registering multiple points in five of the contests — and leads the USHL with 16 points and seven goals. Coronato’s six-game point streak extends to 15 as the second-year forward ended the 2019-20 season on a nine-game point streak (7-7-14) is also second among USHL skaters with nine assists this season.

The Salisbury School product appeared in 45 games for the Anderson Cup-winning Chicago Steel last season, picking up 18 points and 22 assists along the way, earning a spot on the USHL All-Rookie Second Team. Coronato now has 56 points (25-31-56) in 51 games in his USHL career. 

(USHL Photo)

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