The two combined for 27 points with Cepis scoring five goals and adding nine assists and Harper tallying seven goals and six assists in four games last week.
The week opened with Harper recording an assist in a 7-1 loss at Elmira on Wednesday. Harper recorded a hat trick, including a power-play and shorthanded goal, while Cepis had three points (1g-2a) in a 5-2 win against Wheeling on Friday. In an 8-2 victory over the Nailers on Saturday, Cepis set an ECHL season-high with six points (2g-4a) while Harper notched his second straight hat trick and added a pair of assists. On Sunday, Cepis recorded five points (2g-3a) and Harper tallied four points (1g-3a) in an 8-2 win at Elmira.
Cepis leads the Titans, and is fourth in the ECHL, with 72 points (23g-49a) in 63 games. The 25-year-old has 117 points (43g-74a) in 120 career ECHL games with Trenton and Idaho.
Harper has 22 points (11g-11a) in 12 games with the Titans and has added eight points (4g-4a) in 42 games with Adirondack of the American Hockey League. The 24-year-old has 67 points (33g-34a) in 60 career ECHL games with Trenton and Greenville and 39 points (19g-20a) in 137 career games with Adirondack.
The two become the first players in the ECHL since the 2007-08 season to be named co-players of the week.
On behalf of Jacob Cepis and Shane Harper, a case of pucks will be donated to a Trenton 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 27,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.
Runner Up: Nikita Kashirsky, Reading (4 gp, 3g, 5a, 8 pts.).
Also Nominated: Daniel Tetrault (Evansville), Rocco Carzo (Florida), Matt Firman (Fort Wayne), Joey Haddad (Gwinnett), Ian Watters (Idaho), Nick Sirota (Kalamazoo), Andrew Sarauer (Las Vegas), Derek Couture (Ontario), Chris Langkow (South Carolina), Shawn Weller (Stockton), Willie Coetzee (Toledo) and Colin Vock (Utah).
|Oct. 12-14||Riley Armstrong||Utah Grizzlies|
|Oct. 15-21||Artem Demkov||Elmira Jackals|
|Oct. 22-28||Brandon Dubinsky||Alaska Aces|
|Oct. 29-Nov. 4||Michael Forney||Colorado Eagles|
|Nov. 5-11||Chad Costello||Colorado Eagles|
|Nov. 12-18||Toni Rajala||Stockton Thunder|
|Nov. 19-25||C.J. Stretch||Ontario Reign|
|Nov. 26-Dec. 2||Brad Mills||Utah Grizzlies|
|Dec. 3-9||Dylan Clarke||Evansville IceMen|
|Dec. 10-16||Ryan Lasch||Fort Wayne Komets|
|Dec. 17-23||Phil DeSimone||Trenton Titans|
|Dec. 24-30||Dan Gendur||Orlando Solar Bears|
|Dec. 31-Jan. 6||Corey Elkins||Fort Wayne Komets|
|Jan. 7-13||Nicholas Tremblay||Bakersfield Condors|
|Jan. 14-20||Bretton Cameron||Greenville Road Warriors|
|Jan. 21-27||Tyler McNeely||South Carolina Stingrays|
|Jan. 28-Feb. 3||Colin Vock||Utah Grizzlies|
|Feb. 4-10||Andrew Sarauer||Las Vegas Wranglers|
|Feb. 11-17||Kevin R. Baker||Evansville IceMen|
|Feb. 18-24||Stephen Schultz||Trenton Titans|
|Feb. 25-March 3||Trevor Parkes||Toledo Walleye|
|March 4-10||Mathieu Aubin||Cincinnati Cyclones|
|March 11-17||Adam Estoclet||Utah Grizzlies|