Player of the Week

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Verhaeghe named Sher-Wood Hockey/ECHL Player of the Week

Carter Verhaeghe of the Missouri Mavericks is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Jan. 23-29.

 

Verhaeghe scored three goals, added five assists and was a +5 last week as Missouri swept a three-game series against Cincinnati.

 

The 21-year-old had four points (1g-3a) in a 5-4 win on Wednesday, tallied a pair of assists in a 4-2 victory on Friday and scored two goals, including the game-winner, in a 5-2 win on Saturday.

 

A native of Waterdown, Ontario, Verhaeghe has 24 points (9g-15a) in 12 games with the Mavericks this season and enters tonight’s game against Quad City on an 11-game point streak. He has added eight points (4g-4a) in 19 games with Bridgeport of the American Hockey League this season.

 

Under an NHL contract with the New York Islanders, Verhaeghe has tallied 49 points (17g-32a) in 32 career ECHL games with Missouri while posting 23 points (10g-13a) in 49 career games with Bridgeport.

 

Prior to turning pro, Verhaeghe recorded 224 points (83g-141a) in 262 career games with Niagara of the Ontario Hockey League.

 

On behalf of Carter Verhaeghe, a case of pucks will be donated to a Missouri 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 35,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.

 

Runners Up: Nolan Descoteaux, Alaska (3 gp, 2g, 4a, 6 pts.) and Matt Garbowsky, Colorado (3 gp, 4g, 4a, 8 pts.).

 

Also Nominated: Stepan Falkovsky (Adirondack), Mason Baptista (Fort Wayne), Alex Wideman (Indy), Chris Crane (Orlando), Chris Francis (Quad City), Steven Swavely (Reading), Tyson Spink (Toledo), Colin Martin (Utah) and Gage Quinney (Wheeling).

 

PREVIOUS WINNERS

WEEKPLAYERTEAM
Apr. 11, 2017DANE WALTERSTOLEDO WALLEYE
Apr. 4, 2017BRENDAN O'DONNELLFLORIDA EVERBLADES
Mar. 28, 2017JOSH PITTKALAMAZOO WINGS
Mar. 21, 2017KENTON MILLERELMIRA JACKALS
Mar. 14, 2017ANGELO MICELIGREENVILLE SWAMP RABBITS
Mar. 7, 2017ERIC FAILLEORLANDO SOLAR BEARS
Feb. 28, 2017TREVOR CHEEKFORT WAYNE KOMETS
Feb. 21, 2017JACKSON HOUCKCOLORADO EAGLES
Feb. 14, 2017SIMON DENISTOLEDO WALLEYE
Feb. 7, 2017MATT WILLOWSREADING ROYALS
Jan. 31, 2017CARTER VERHAEGHEMISSOURI MAVERICKS
Jan. 24, 2017JUSTIN TAYLORKALAMAZOO WINGS
Jan. 17, 2017CHRISTIAN HILBRICHWHEELING NAILERS
Jan. 10, 2017BRODIE DUPONTNORFOLK ADMIRALS
Jan. 3, 2017JUSTIN CRANDALLREADING ROYALS
Dec. 28, 2016SPENCER ASUCHAKALLEN AMERICANS
Dec. 20, 2016MIKE CAZZOLAFORT WAYNE KOMETS
Dec. 13, 2016JACOB MacDONALDTOLEDO WALLEYE
Dec. 6, 2016VACLAV KARABACEKELMIRA JACKALS
Nov. 29, 2016SAM WARNINGQUAD CITY MALLARDS