Nugent named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week


Brian Nugent of the Cincinnati Cyclones is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for March 17-23.


Nugent scored five goals, assisted on one other and was a +4 as the Cyclones won a pair of games against Elmira last week.


The 25-year-old tallied four goals, including the game-winner, and had an assist in a 7-5 victory on Friday then scored one goal in a 4-1 win on Saturday.


A native of Victoria, British Columbia, Nugent has 19 points (12g-7a) in 23 games with the Cyclones after being acquired in a trade with Las Vegas on Jan. 29. Overall in 48 games this season, he has notched 22 points (13g-9a).


Prior to turning pro, Nugent played four seasons at Northern Michigan University, recording 15 points (9g-6a) 110 games.


On behalf of Brian Nugent, a case of pucks will be donated to a Cincinnati 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: Alex Aleardi, Evansville (3 gp, 3g, 3a, 6 pts.), Andrew Rowe, Greenville (3 gp, 4g, 2a, 6 pts.) and Danick Paquette, Utah (3 gp, 5g, 2a, 7 pts.).


Also Nominated: Evan Trupp (Alaska), Mike Embach (Fort Wayne), Mike Merrifield (Gwinnett), Charlie Dodero (Idaho), Dustin Cloutier (Kalamazoo), Matt Register (Ontario), Bryce Aneloski (Orlando), Jesse Todd (Reading), Peter Boyd (South Carolina), Corey Trivino (Stockton), Brett Perlini (Toledo) and Tom Kuhnhackl (Wheeling).



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
Nov. 25-Dec. 1 Kyle Kraemer Ontario Reign
Dec. 2-8 Andrew Cherniwchan South Carolina Stingrays
Dec. 9-15 Andrew Clark Stockton Thunder
Dec. 16-22 Trent Daavettila Colorado Eagles
Dec. 23-29 Tom Zanoski Evansville IceMen
Dec. 30-Jan. 5 Mike Ullrich Orlando Solar Bears
Jan. 6-12 Sean Wiles Reading Royals
Jan. 13-19 Joel Broda Bakersfield Condors
Jan. 20-26 Cody Sylvester Wheeling Nailers
Jan. 27-Feb. 2 Mike Vaskivuo Elmira Jackals
Feb. 3-9 Nick Mazzolini Alaska Aces
Feb. 10-16 Mickey Lang Orlando Solar Bears
Feb. 17-23 Taylor Matson Orlando Solar Bears
Feb. 24-March 2 Joey Haddad Gwinnett Gladiators
March 3-9 Adam Hughesman Las Vegas Wranglers
March 10-16 Cody Sylvester Wheeling Nailers