Jean named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week


Kyle Jean of the Idaho Steelheads is the
Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Dec. 14-20.

Jean scored two goals and added seven assists for nine points in three games last week.

The 25-year-old recorded four points (2g-2a) in an 8-5 win against Utah on Wednesday, had three assists in a 6-3 victory over Allen on Friday and tallied a pair of assists in a 3-2 shootout loss to Allen on Saturday.

A native of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., Jean has 11 points (3g-8a) in 10 games with the Steelheads this season. He began the season with Asploven HC in Sweden where he had seven points (2g-5a) in 19 games.

Jean has 65 points (22g-43a) in 84 career ECHL games with Idaho and Greenville and he has added 29 points (11g-18a) in 126 career American Hockey League games with Connecticut, Hartford, Lake Erie and Charlotte.

On behalf of Kyle Jean, a case of pucks will be donated to an Idaho 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: Shawn Szydlowski, Fort Wayne (2 gp, 3g, 2a, 5 pts.), Jack Combs, Greenville (2 gp, 3g, 2a, 5 pts.) and Alden Hirschfeld, Toledo (4 gp, 4g, 1a, 5 pts.).

Also Nominated: Patrick D’Amico (Atlanta), Alex Lavoie (Indy), Colin Markison (Missouri), Olivier Archambault (Quad City), Ian Watters (Reading), Roberts Lipsbergs (Utah) and John McCarron (Wheeling).

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