McNeely named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week

PRINCETON, N.J. – Tyler McNeely of the South Carolina Stingrays is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Jan. 21-27.


McNeely scored four goals, added six assists and was a +4 in three games last week.


The 25-year-old opened the week with two goals, including one on the power play, in a 4-3 loss to Idaho on Friday. He tallied five points (1g-4a) in a 9-3 win against Orlando on Saturday and ended the week with three points (1g-2a) in a 5-2 victory over the Solar Bears on Sunday.


A native of Burnaby, British Columbia, McNeely leads the Stingrays, and is 12th in the ECHL, with 44 points (13g-31a) in 41 games. He also has one assist in four games with Providence of the American Hockey League.


McNeely has tallied 33 points (14g-19a) in 80 career AHL games with Bridgeport and Providence. Prior to turning pro, he registered 105 points (44g-61a) in 142 career games at Northeastern University.


On behalf of Tyler McNeely, a case of pucks will be donated to a South Carolina 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 27,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.


Runners Up: Peter Boyd, Bakersfield (3 gp, 4g, 1a, 5 pts.), Louie Caporusso, Elmira (2 gp, 4g, 0a, 4 pts.) and Harrison Reed, Stockton (3 gp, 4g, 2a, 6 pts.).


Also Nominated: Mathieu Aubin (Cincinnati), Todd Robinson (Evansville), Matt Marquardt (Florida), Brandon Marino (Fort Wayne), Marc-Olivier Vallerand (Greenville), Sacha Guimond (Gwinnett), Andrew Carroll (Idaho), John Armstrong (Kalamazoo), Andrew Sarauer (Las Vegas), Brodie Sheahan (Ontario), Adam Comrie (Reading), Christian Ouellet (San Francisco) and Andrej Nestrasil (Toledo).



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