DeBlois named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week


South Carolina Stingrays’ forward Derek DeBlois is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Feb. 2-8.


DeBlois scored four goals, added two assists and was a +6 in a pair of games last week.


The 23-year-old tallied a pair of assists in a 7-1 win at Greenville on Saturday then scored four goals – part of his first professional hat trick – in a 6-3 victory against Gwinnett on Sunday.


A native of Narragansett, R.I., DeBlois has 22 points (9g-13a) in 40 games with the Stingrays this season.


Prior to turning pro, DeBlois played four seasons at the University of Michigan where he recorded 61 points (24g-37a) in 141 career games.


On behalf of Derek DeBlois, a case of pucks will be donated to a South Carolina 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: Greg Wolfe, Alaska (3 gp, 3g, 7a, 10 pts.), Trent Daavettila, Colorado (4 gp, 1g, 6a, 7 pts.) and Evan Vossen, Indy (3 gp, 1g, 5a, 6 pts.).


Also Nominated: Gary Steffes (Allen), Brendan Brooks (Bakersfield), Thomas Nesbitt (Elmira), Paul Crowder (Fort Wayne), Gaelan Patterson (Idaho), Gergo Nagy (Kalamazoo), Maxim Kitsyn (Ontario), Jacob Cepis (Orlando), Todd Fiddler (Quad City), Cody Ferriero (Rapid City), David Marshall (Reading), Justin Mercier (Toledo), Mathieu Aubin (Utah) and Josh Archibald (Wheeling).




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Dec. 8-14Brock NixonColorado Eagles
Dec. 15-21Shawn SzydlowskiFort Wayne Komets
Dec. 22-28Thomas FrazeeFort Wayne Komets
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Jan. 19-25Casey Pierro-ZabotelGwinnett Gladiators
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