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Bootland named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week

 

Colorado Eagles’ forward Darryl Bootland is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Jan. 5-11.

 

Bootland scored four goals, added two assists and was a +7 as Colorado went 4-0-0 last week.

 

The 33-year-old scored a pair of goals, including the game-winner, in a 4-2 win against Stockton on Tuesday. After being held scoreless in a 3-2 victory over the Thunder on Wednesday, he picked up a pair of assists in a 5-3 win at Bakersfield on Friday and tallied two goals in a 4-1 victory against the Condors on Saturday.

 

A native of Toronto, Bootland has 22 points (13g-9a) in 30 games with the Eagles this season. He has recorded 94 points (48g-46a) in 122 career ECHL games with Colorado and Kalamazoo.

 

An eighth-round selection (252nd overall) of the Colorado Avalanche in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft, Bootland picked up three points (1g-2a) in 32 career NHL games with the New York Islanders and Detroit Red Wings. Overall, he has 409 points (201g-208a) in 746 career professional games.

 

On behalf of Darryl Bootland, a case of pucks will be donated to a Colorado youth hockey organization by Sher-Wood Hockey, the exclusive puck supplier of the ECHL. Since beginning its sponsorship of the award in 2000-01, Sher-Wood Hockey has donated more than 31,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.

           

Runners Up: Pat Mullane, Reading (4 gp, 2g, 4a, 6 pts.), Zack Torquato, Wheeling (4 gp, 1g, 7a 8 pts.) and Jared Walker, Wichita (4 gp, 3g, 3a, 6 pts.).

           

Also Nominated: Gary Steffes (Allen), Sebastien Sylvestre (Bakesfield), Ryan Rashid (Elmira), Brandon Wong (Evansville), Drew Daniels (Fort Wayne), Casey Pierro-Zabotel (Gwinnett), Eamonn McDermott (Idaho), Ludwig Blomstrand (Kalamazoo), Josh Brittain (Missouri), Judd Blackwater (Ontario), Jacob Cepis (Orlando), John Mitchell (South Carolina), Kyle Rogers (Toledo) and Kevin Lind (Utah).

 

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