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Evansville IceMen Player of the Week – Brian Bicek [Sponsored]

Brian Bicek
Evansville IceMen


5-9 175 11/24/85 25 YR. 4




This is his fourth pro season, his third campaign in the CHL and his second season in Evansville with the IceMen. Returns to the IceMen following his best-ever pro season in 2010-11 with the IceMen. Named the IceMen Team MVP last year. Affectionately referred to as the “Pocket Rocket,” topped the team in several major categories for the AA/CHL fledgling franchise including total goals with 27; SHG (5); SOG (222). “Ice-Bice-Baby” was named a lofty #2 in the league for “Fastest Skater” in the annual CHL “Best of the Best” Poll. His 5-SHG ranked circuit second, comprising one-third of the team’s total of 15-SHG. For the second straight season did not miss a single game, playing in all 66, giving him a streak of 142-consecutive games. The IceMen second leading point-scorer last season with 61-points. Totals included 5-PPG, 18-PP/Points, 4-FG and 3-GWG with one of those produced in a thrilling OT triumph over archrival Fort Wayne. As Evansville’s lone representative to the annual CHL All-Star Game last January, fired a natural 3-goal “hat trick” while attaining a brilliant +4 rating. Foremost on the club with three 2-goal games as well as team-best equaling 7-game point streak, assembling 13-points in that span on 6-goals, 7-assists. Originally came to Evansville from the 2009-10 IHL Huber Trophy Champions Muskegon Lumberjacks club where he finished in the IHL top 20 in scoring with 76(22-33-55), +13 rating and 6-GWG which ranked fourth most in the IHL and second best for Muskegon. Winner of the team “Mr. Hustle Award,” he delivered the fastest 2-goals (:34) and fastest 3-goals (2:37) in a single game for the ‘Jacks that season. Actually launched his pro career in the CHL in the 2008-09 season with the CHL Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees. Prior to his pro career, played 4-years at Western Michigan U., coming from the NAHL and the Cleveland Barons. Pro career numbers: 206-games; 67-goals; 88-assists;155-points; 218-PIM.




2003-04 Cleveland Barons NAHL 56 26 45 71 91

2004-05 Western Michigan U. CCHA 37 8 3 11 42

2005-06 Western Michigan U. CCHA 33 3 5 8 18

2006-07 Western Michigan U. CCHA 37 15 11 26 28

2007-08 Western Michigan U. CCHA 38 3 6 9 38

2007-08 Elmira Jackals ECHL 7 1 1 2 0

2008-09 Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees CHL 57 17 20 37 51

2009-10 Muskegon Lumberjacks IHL 76 22 33 55 110 7 1 2 3 6

2010-11 EVANSVILLE ICEMEN CHL 66 27 34 61 57

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