PRINCETON, N.J. – Gwinnett center Kevin Doell is the InGlasCo ECHL Player of the Week for February 2-8.
Under contract to Chicago of the American Hockey League, Doell scored eight points (3g-5a) and was +8 as Gwinnett went 4-0-0 to improve to 27-16-4 and third place in the Central Division.
In his first professional season, Doell scored a goal and had two assists, including assisting on the game winner, as Gwinnett won 5-3 at Florida on February 3, and he had two goals, including the game winner, in a 5-4 win against Charlotte on February 5. The 5-11 and 190-pound Doell assisted on the game-tying goal in a 5-4 shootout win against Greenville on February 6, and had two assists in the Gladiators 4-1 win at Greenville on February 7.
Doell enters the week having scored in each of his past 13 games, the longest active streak in the ECHL. Doell has scored 24 points (8g-16a) during the streak that began December 20. The 24-year-old Doell ranks second among ECHL rookies with 29 assists and is tied for third in scoring with 45 points and shorthand points with four. He ranks second on the team with 16 goals, 29 assists and 45 points while playing in 40 of the Gladiators’ 47 games. He has also appeared in six games for Chicago of the AHL scoring two points (1g-1a), including the game-winning goal against Utah on January 24.
Doell played four seasons at the University of Denver from 1999-2003 scoring 136 points (62g-74a) in 158 games, including 51 points (25g-26a) in 2002-03 and 43 points (20g-23a) in 2001-02.
On behalf of Kevin Doell, a case of pucks will be donated to a Gwinnett area youth hockey organization by InGlasCo.