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).


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
   
Feb. 10-16Mickey LangOrlando Solar Bears
   
Feb. 17-23Taylor MatsonOrlando Solar Bears
   
Feb. 24-March 2Joey HaddadGwinnett Gladiators
   
March 3-9Adam HughesmanLas Vegas Wranglers
   
March 10-16Cody SylvesterWheeling Nailers