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Lang named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week

 

Mickey Lang of the Orlando Solar Bears is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Feb. 10-16.

 

Lang scored seven goals and added one assist for eight points as Orlando went 4-0-0 last week, extending its home winning streak to nine games.

 

The 27-year-old tied the Solar Bears’ record with four goals, including two on the power play, in a 5-2 win against South Carolina on Tuesday before notching a goal in a 2-1 victory over the Stingrays on Thursday and an assist in a 4-2 win against Gwinnett on Friday. He ended the week by scoring the tying goal with nine seconds remaining, and then potting the game-winner 1:10 into overtime in a 5-4 win against the Gladiators on Saturday.

 

A native of Reno, Nev., Lang has posted 20 points (12g-8a) in 12 games with Orlando, and his 29 goals combined this season with the Solar Bears and Fort Wayne lead the ECHL. He has added one goal in five games with Iowa of the American Hockey League.

 

Lang has posted 170 points (90g-80a) in 167 career professional games.

 

On behalf of Mickey Lang, 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 29,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.

           

Runners Up: Brandon Marino, Fort Wayne (4 gp, 2g, 5a, 7 pts.) and Denver Manderson, Wheeling (3 gp, 2g, 3a, 5 pts.).

           

Also Nominated: Peter Sivak (Alaska), Gary Steffes (Bakersfield), Patrick Cullity (Idaho), Yannick Veilleux (Kalamazoo), Chad Nehring (Las Vegas), Josh Brittain (Reading), Peter Boyd (South Carolina), Greg Miller (Stockton) and Maxim Shalunov (Toledo).

 

PREVIOUS WINNERS 

 

WEEKPLAYERTEAM
   
Oct. 18-20Jamie MacQueenUtah Grizzlies
   
Oct. 21-27Anthony NigroIdaho Steelheads
   
Oct. 28-Nov. 3Wade MeganCincinnati Cyclones
   
Nov. 4-10Marc HagelSouth Carolina Stingrays
   
Nov. 11-17Dan DaSilvaOntario Reign
   
Nov. 18-24Zack TorquatoWheeling Nailers
   
Nov. 25-Dec. 1Kyle KraemerOntario Reign
   
Dec. 2-8Andrew CherniwchanSouth Carolina Stingrays
   
Dec. 9-15Andrew ClarkStockton Thunder
   
Dec. 16-22Trent DaavettilaColorado Eagles
   
Dec. 23-29Tom ZanoskiEvansville IceMen
   
Dec. 30-Jan. 5Mike UllrichOrlando Solar Bears
   
Jan. 6-12Sean WilesReading Royals
   
Jan. 13-19Joel BrodaBakersfield Condors
   
Jan. 20-26Cody SylvesterWheeling Nailers
   
Jan. 27-Feb. 2Mike VaskivuoElmira Jackals
   
Feb. 3-9Nick MazzoliniAlaska Aces