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Foster named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week


T.J. Foster of the Orlando Solar Bears is the
Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Nov. 16-22.

Foster scored four goals and added four assists for eight points in three games last week.

The 23-year-old scored the game-winning goal in overtime and added an assist in a 6-5 win at Greenville on Tuesday, picked up a hat trick in addition to an assist in a 6-4 victory at Evansville on Friday and had a pair of assists in a 4-3 shootout loss at Cincinnati on Saturday.

Under contract to Toronto of the American Hockey League, Foster has 11 points (6g-5a) in 12 games with the Solar Bears this season.

Prior to turning pro, Foster scored 65 points (23g-42a) in 52 games at the University of Alberta while recording 256 points (101g-155a) in 338 career games with Edmonton of the Western Hockey League.

On behalf of T.J. Foster, a case of pucks will be donated to an Orlando 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 33,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.

Runners Up: Chad Costello, Allen (4 gp, 2g, 6a, 8 pts.) Kyle Kraemer, Colorado (2 gp, 4g 0a, 4 pts.) and Riley Armstrong, Reading (2 gp, 1g, 6a, 7 pts.).

Also Nominated: Scott Jacklin (Elmira), Daultan Leveille (Evansville), Cody Corbett (Fort Wayne), Colton Beck (Idaho), Tyler Barnes (Missouri), Olivier Archambault (Quad City), Alden Hirschfeld (Toledo), Torin Snydeman (Utah) and Riley Brace (Wheeling).

PREVIOUS WINNERS

 

WEEK PLAYER TEAM
     
 Oct. 16-18 Barry Almeida Utah Grizzlies
     
Oct. 19-25 Derek Army Wheeling Nailers
     
Oct. 26-Nov. 1 Tyler Barnes Missouri Mavericks
     
Nov. 2-8 Jordon Southorn Fort Wayne Komets
     
Nov. 9-15 A.J. Jenks Toledo Walleye