Lazo scored five goals – including two game-winners – and added an assist for six points in three games last week.
The 27-year-old had a hat trick in a 6-3 win over Utah on Wednesday and after going scoreless on Friday, added two more goals, as well as an assist, in a 7-2 victory over Alaska on Saturday.
A native of Winnipeg, Lazo began the season with Vipiteno of Italy’s A League, tallying 35 points (16g-19a) in 22 games before signing with Colorado on Jan. 5. He has 12 points (9g-3a) in nine games with the Eagles.
Lazo spent the previous five seasons with the University of Alberta, recording 132 points (55g-77a) in 136 games. Prior to joining the Golden Bears, he tallied 170 points (76g-94a) in 217 career games with Tri-City of the Western Hockey League.
On behalf of Johnny Lazo, a case of pucks will be donated to a Colorado 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.
Also Nominated: Jefferson Dahl (Idaho), Peter Schneider (Indy), Greg Chase (Norfolk), Matt Carey (Quad City), Yannick Tifu (Reading), A.J. Jenks (Toledo), Josh Macdonald (Utah) and Paul Cianfrini (Wheeling).
|Oct. 16-18||Barry Almeida||Utah Grizzlies
|Oct. 19-25||Derek Army||Wheeling Nailers|
|Oct. 26-Nov. 1||Tyler Barnes||Missouri Mavericks
|Nov. 2-8||Jordon Southorn||Fort Wayne Komets|
|Nov. 9-15||A.J. Jenks||Toledo Walleye
|Nov. 16-22||T.J. Foster||Orlando Solar Bears|
|Nov. 23-29||Bryan Moore||Utah Grizzlies|
|Nov. 30-Dec. 6||Mike Monfredo||Quad City Mallards|
|Dec. 7-13||Mikhail Stefanovich||Rapid City Rush|
|Dec. 14-20||Kyle Jean||Idaho Steelheads|
|Dec. 21-27||Mike Embach||Fort Wayne Komets|
|Dec. 28-Jan. 3||Matt Register||Atlanta Gladiators|
|Jan. 4-10||Shane Berschbach||Toledo Walleye|
|Jan. 11-17||Barry Almeida||Utah Grizzlies|
|Jan. 18-24||Chris Crane||Allen Americans|