Da Costa named AHL Player of the Week

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Da Costa named AHL Player of the Week

November 12, 2013 Updated Nov 12, 2013 at 12:37 AM EST

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WBNG Binghamton) The American Hockey League announced today that Binghamton Senators forward Stephane Da Costa has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Nov. 10, 2013.

Da Costa tallied two goals and five assists for seven points in three games last week.

On Friday night, Da Costa recorded two assists including setting up the overtime winner in Binghamton’s 3-2 victory at Rochester. In Saturday’s rematch, Da Costa scored twice and added three assists, tying a franchise record with five points in a 7-3 win over the Americans. And on Sunday, Da Costa converted on his shootout attempt to help the Senators to a 5-4 win in Hershey, their fourth victory in a row.

Da Costa, a third-year pro from Paris, France, has totaled three goals and nine assists for 12 points in 10 games with Binghamton this season, and has also skated in four National Hockey League games with Ottawa in 2013-14. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa on Mar. 31, 2011, Da Costa has totaled 86 points (29 goals, 57 assists) in 113 career AHL contests and seven points (four goals, two assists) in 39 career NHL matches.

In recognition of his achievement, Da Costa will be presented with an etched crystal award prior to an upcoming Senators home game.

(Courtesy: Binghamton Senators)

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