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Gerdas Paulauskas Lights Up the Ice: Midwest East Division Forward of the Week!


#8 Forward Gerdas Paulauskas | USPHL Midwest East Division Forward of the Week
#8 Forward Gerdas Paulauskas | USPHL Midwest East Division Forward of the Week

BENSENVILLE, Ill.- In a remarkable showcase of skill and determination, Gerdas Paulauskas, the dynamic forward for the Chicago Cougars, has been named the Midwest East Division Forward of the Week. The honor follows an outstanding performance that underscored Paulauskas' skills on the ice and his undeniable impact on the game.


#8 Forward Gerdas Paulauskas | Photo by Beverly Buchinger
#8 Forward Gerdas Paulauskas | Photo by Beverly Buchinger

Last weekend, the '04-born talent hailing from Lisle, Ill., left a lasting mark on the ice as he led the Cougars to a resounding victory over the Decatur Blaze. Paulauskas' stellar performance included a noteworthy hat trick and a crucial assist, marking his second career hat trick and his first of the season.


The electrifying four-point game not only secured a crucial win for the Chicago Cougars but also propelled Paulauskas over a significant milestone in his three-year career. With a total of 107 points amassed in 105 games, Gerdas Paulauskas now boasts a point-per-game average that reflects his consistency and offensive prowess on the ice.


Paulauskas' ability to find the back of the net has been a constant for the Cougars, and his latest achievement as the Midwest East Division Forward of the Week is a testament to his dedication and skill. The forward's lethal combination of speed, agility, and scoring instinct has made him a formidable force in the USPHL, earning the admiration of fans and fellow players alike.


#8 Forward Gerdas Paulauskas | Photo by Beverly Buchinger
#8 Forward Gerdas Paulauskas | Photo by Beverly Buchinger

Gerdas brings a level of intensity and skill to the game that is truly unmatched. His dedication to honing his craft and contributing to the team's success is evident in moments like these. The Chicago Cougars organization is proud to have him as a crucial part of the team.


As the Chicago Cougars continue their quest for success in the USPHL, Gerdas Paulauskas stands as a beacon of excellence and a key contributor to the team's victories. The Forward of the Week honor is a well-deserved accolade for Paulauskas, and fans can undoubtedly look forward to witnessing more extraordinary feats from this rising star on the ice.


Congratulations Gerdas from the entire Chicago Cougars organization for this outstanding achievement!

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