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PRESS RELEASE — Jacob Guevin named USHL Defenseman of the Week

By Ryan Vallon, 05/05/22, 3:00PM EDT


MUSKEGON, Mich. —  Muskegon Lumberjacks defenseman Jacob Guevin has been named USHL Defenseman of the Week for the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2022 Clark Cup Playoffs. This becomes Guevin’s second weekly USHL accolade after he won USHL Defenseman of the Week in week 6 of the regular season.

Muskegon Lumberjacks defenseman Jacob Guevin wins his second weekly USHL award this season and first in the 2022 Clark Cup Playoffs

Guevin became a two-time Defenseman of the Week winner after collecting three points (1-2-3) in a pair of Semifinals wins over the Dubuque Fighting Saints. The Drummondville, Quebec native had a two-point night (1-1-2) in Game One, opening the score with a powerplay goal before picking up an assist with the man advantage midway through the third frame of a 4-3 win. On Sunday, Guevin registered a second assist on the weekend midway through the opening period of a Game 2, 8-5 win on Sunday night. The University of Nebraska-Omaha commit now has five points (2-3-5) in four Playoff games this season with a point in all four of Muskegon’s contests this postseason. Guevin is NHL Draft eligible this summer after having been ranked 173rd among North American skaters on the NHL Central Scouting Final Rankings and finished the 2021-22 regular season with 57 points (6-51-57) in 59 games. Guevin is in his second full season with the Lumberjacks and was named to the USHL All-Rookie First Team after picking up 45 points (7-38-45) in 53 games his rookie season.

Guevin becomes the third Lumberjack to win a weekly USHL award in the postseason after Noah Ellis (defenseman - First Round) and Chase Clark (goaltender - First Round). Previous Muskegon winners in the regular season include Joey Larson (forward - week 24), Quinn Hutson (forward - weeks 10 and 21), Jack Williams (forward - week 15), Jake Braccini (forward - week 9),  Nathan McBrayer (defenseman - week 19), Tyler Dunbar (defenseman - week 17), Jacob Guevin (defenseman - week 6), Cameron Korpi (goaltender - week 17), and Platon Zadorozhnny (goaltender - week 11).

Eastern Conference Final

The #3 Muskegon Lumberjacks have punched their ticket to the 2022 Eastern Conference Final, where they will face off with the #5 Madison Capitols in a best-of-five, third-round playoff series. Games 1 and 2 are scheduled at Mercy Health Arena in Muskegon on Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7, respectively, with puck drop at 7:00 pm EDT. The Lumberjacks will go on the road for at least one game in the Conference Final, with Game 3 slated for Monday, May 9 at 7:00 pm in Madison. Game 4 (if necessary) will also take place in Madison on Tuesday, May 10 with a decisive Game 5 (if necessary) on Thursday, May 12 in Muskegon. The Eastern Conference Finals will be a best-of-five format, meaning a team needs to win three games in the series to advance to the Clark Cup Final. To purchase tickets for Friday’s home playoff game, go to now!

Upcoming Games

Fri. May 6 | 7:00 pm EDT | vs. Madison | Eastern Conference Final, Game 1 | BUY TICKETS

Sat. May 7 | 7:00 pm EDT | vs. Madison | Eastern Conference Final, Game 2 | BUY TICKETS

Mon. May 9 | 8:00 pm EDT | at Madison | Eastern Conference Final, Game 3

Tue. May 10 | 8:00 pm EDT | at Madison | Eastern Conference Final, Game 4 | (if necessary)

Thurs. May 12 | 7:00 pm EDT | vs. Madison | Eastern Conference Final, Game 5 (if necessary) | BUY TICKETS

Camp Dates Announced

The Muskegon Lumberjacks have announced their 2022 Camp Dates for the upcoming season. Registration is now open for the Prospect 07-08 Camp, which runs from May 27-29, 2022 at Mercy Health Arena in downtown Muskegon. Goalie camp is scheduled for June 4-5, 2022, at the Lakeshore Sports Centre. Main Camp, which includes free agents and prospects, will run June 9-11, with Final Main Camp on June 12-15, both at Mercy Health Arena. For more information, visit

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About the Muskegon Lumberjacks

The Muskegon Lumberjacks are proud and dedicated members of the United States Hockey League (USHL), the nation’s only Tier I junior hockey league and leading producer of NCAA players and National Hockey League draft picks in the United States. The club’s goal is to create an environment where student-athletes develop into successful young men both on and off the ice, which includes playing the game the right way while keeping up with their studies in the classroom and staying actively involved in the West Michigan community. The organization is committed to providing quality, affordable, and top-notch family entertainment while providing positive role models for the youth and the local community.