Griffins’ Matt Lorito named CCM/AHL Player of the Week

LoritoGrand Rapids Griffins forward Matt Lorito has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Nov. 20, 2016, the AHL announced.

Lorito scored six points on two goals and four assists when the Griffins split a two-game home set against the Texas Stars last week finishing up a streak of three consecutive three-point games.

Lorito is the first Griffin this season to garner Player of the Week honors and won the award for the first time in his career. Lorito will be presented with an etched crystal award prior to an upcoming Griffins home game.