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Kraemer named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week


Kyle Kraemer of the Ontario Reign is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Nov. 25-Dec. 1.

 

Kraemer scored five goals, added two assists and was a +5 last week as the Reign went 4-0-0 to increase their Pacific Division lead to eight points.

 

The 28-year-old had an assist in a 3-2 win over Stockton on Wednesday and tallied a goal in a 4-1 victory over the Thunder on Friday. He had three points (2g-1a) in a 4-3 overtime win against Colorado on Saturday before ending the week with a pair of goals in a 3-2 victory over the Eagles on Sunday.

 

A native of St. Louis, Mo., Kraemer has seven points (5g-2a) in six games this season with the Reign after starting the season with St. Charles of the Central Hockey League where he tallied seven points (4g-3a) in nine games.

 

Kraemer has recorded 172 points (76g-96a) in 191 career ECHL games with Ontario and Kalamazoo while adding 10 points (4g-6a) in 13 games during the Kelly Cup Playoffs.

 

On behalf of Kyle Kraemer, a case of pucks will be donated to an Ontario 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 29,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.

           

Runners Up: Joel Broda, Bakersfield (3 gp, 2g, 4a, 6 pts.), Tyler Gron, San Francisco (4 gp, 4g, 2a, 6 pts.) and Chad Painchaud, South Carolina (3 gp, 2g, 4a, 6 pts.)

           

Also Nominated: Jordon Southorn (Fort Wayne), Mike Embach (Gwinnett), Anthony Nigro (Idaho), Eric Kattelus (Kalamazoo), Geoff Irwin (Las Vegas), Stephon Thorne (Toledo), Danick Paquette (Utah) and Ben Duffy (Wheeling).

 

PREVIOUS WINNERS

 

WEEK PLAYER TEAM
     
Oct. 18-20 Jamie MacQueen Utah Grizzlies
     
Oct. 21-27 Anthony Nigro Idaho Steelheads
     
Oct. 28-Nov. 3 Wade Megan Cincinnati Cyclones
     
Nov. 4-10 Marc Hagel South Carolina Stingrays
     
Nov. 11-17 Dan DaSilva Ontario Reign
     
Nov. 18-24 Zack Torquato Wheeling Nailers