Rutherford scored one goal, added six assists and was a +4 as Ontario went 3-1-0 last week.
The 27-year-old had a goal and an assist in a 4-3 loss at Utah on Monday, picked up a pair of assists in a 6-3 win against Stockton on Wednesday, tallied an assist in a 2-1 victory over Utah on Saturday and had two assists in a 5-0 win against the Grizzlies on Sunday.
A native of Ladner, British Columbia, Rutherford has 13 points (3g-10a) in 10 games with the Reign and overall in 45 games with this season with Ontario and Missouri he has recorded 33 points (9g-24a).
Rutherford has 171 points (75g-96a) in 222 career ECHL games with Ontario, Missouri, Orlando, Florida, Phoenix and Charlotte and he has added 23 points (10g-13a) in 30 career games in the Kelly Cup Playoffs. He captured the Kelly Cup title with the Everblades in 2012.
On behalf of David Rutherford, a case of pucks will be donated to an Ontario 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 31,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.
Also Nominated: Nick Pageau (Bakersfield), Ryan Rashid (Elmira), Matthew Pistilli (Fort Wayne), Jason Bast (Idaho), Gergo Nagy (Kalamazoo), Lindsay Sparks (Missouri), Kevin Baker (Quad City), Andrew Rowe (South Carolina), Jack Combs (Stockton), Cody Lampl (Toledo), Brenden Walker (Utah) and Zack Torquato (Wheeling).
|Oct. 17-19||Riley Brace||Wheeling Nailers
|Oct. 20-26||Matthew Pistilli||Fort Wayne Komets
|Oct. 27-Nov. 2||Matt Tassone||Elmira Jackals|
|Nov. 3-9||Mitchell Heard||Fort Wayne Komets|
|Nov. 10-16||Corey Trivino||Florida Everblades|
|Nov. 17-23||Jon Booras||Tulsa Oilers|
|Nov. 24-30||Garrett Meurs||Fort Wayne Komets|
|Dec. 1-7||Chad Costello||Allen Americans|
|Dec. 8-14||Brock Nixon||Colorado Eagles|
|Dec. 15-21||Shawn Szydlowski||Fort Wayne Komets|
|Dec. 22-28||Thomas Frazee||Fort Wayne Komets|
|Dec. 29-Jan. 4||Geoff Walker||Ontario Reign|
|Jan. 5-11||Darryl Bootland||Colorado Eagles|
|Jan. 12-18||Chris Kushneriuk||Florida Everblades|
|Jan. 19-25||Casey Pierro-Zabotel||Gwinnett Gladiators|
|Jan. 26-Feb. 1||Jesse Schultz||Rapid City Rush|
|Feb. 2-8||Derek DeBlois||South Carolina Stingrays|
|Feb. 9-15||Chad Painchaud||Brampton Beast|
|Feb. 16-22||Andrew Rowe||South Carolina Stingrays|
|Feb. 23-March 1||Chad Costello||Allen Americans|
|March 2-8||Brett Robinson||Idaho Steelheads|