Gendur named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week

PRINCETON, N.J. – Dan Gendur of the Orlando Solar Bears is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Dec. 24-30.


Gendur scored five of Orlando’s 10 goals last week, helping the Solar Bears to a 2-0-0 record.


The 25-year-old scored a shorthanded goal in the Solar Bears’ 2-1 win against Florida on Thursday and then scored a team record four goals, including one on the power play, in an 8-4 victory over the Everblades on Friday.


A native of Vancouver, British Columbia, Gendur has nine points (6g-3a) in 10 games with the Solar Bears this season, and has tallied 19 points (10g-9a) in 29 games overall this season with Evansville and Orlando.


Selected by the Vancouver Canucks in the seventh round (206th overall) of the 2006 National Hockey League Entry Draft, Gendur has 69 points (21g-48a) in 110 career ECHL games with Orlando, Evansville, Johnstown and Victoria. He has added two points (1g-1a) in 20 career American Hockey League games with Manitoba and Milwaukee.


On behalf of Dan Gendur, 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 27,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.


Runners Up: Andrew Rowe, Elmira (3 gp, 3g, 3a, 6 pts.), Austin Fyten, Idaho (2 gp, 2g, 3a, 5 pts.) and Tyler McNeely, South Carolina (3 gp, 2g, 4a, 6 pts.).


Also Nominated: Mathieu Aubin (Cincinnati), Matt Schepke (Evansville), Brandon Marino (Fort Wayne), Brendan Connolly (Greenville), Aaron Clarke (Kalamazoo), Josh Lunden (Las Vegas), Yannick Tifu (Reading), Hans Benson (San Francisco), Max Campbell (Toledo), Stephen Schultz (Trenton), Trevor Lewis (Utah) and Chris Barton (Wheeling).



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