PRINCETON, N.J. – Pensacola left wing Dwayne Hay is the In Glas Co ECHL Player of the Week for December 13-19.
Hay scored five goals and eight points as Pensacola went 3-1-0 with wins over South Division rivals Florida and Louisiana. After scoring three goals and five points in Pensacola’s 8-4 win against Charlotte on Friday, Hay added two more goals, including a shorthand goal, in a 3-1 win against Louisiana on Saturday and assisted on the Ice Pilots only goal in a 2-1 loss at Louisiana on Sunday. The 6-1 and 220-pound Hay leads Pensacola with 11 goals and is tied for second on the team with 18 points and two game-winning goals. In his last five games, Hay has scored seven goals and 11 points while helping the Ice Pilots go 4-1-0.
In his first season with Pensacola in 2003-04, Hay scored 59 points (29g-30a) in 62 regular season games and four points (1g-3a) in five Kelly Cup Playoff games. He also played in the American Hockey League in 2003-04, registering one assist in four games with Hershey. Selected in the second round (43rd overall) by Washington in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft, the 27-year-old Hay has played in the NHL with Washington, Florida, Tampa Bay and Calgary, scoring six points (2g-4a) in 79 career NHL games.