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Sarauer named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week

 

PRINCETON, N.J. – Andrew Sarauer of the Las Vegas Wranglers is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Feb. 4-10. He also won the award for the week ending March 20, 2011 while with Reading.

 

Sarauer scored five goals, added five assists and was a +9 last week, as the Wranglers went 4-0-0 to stretch their winning streak to seven games.

 

The 28-year-old tallied three points (2g-1a), including a power-play goal and the game-winning goal, in a 4-2 win against Colorado on Monday. He recorded a hat trick, and was +4, in Las Vegas’ 5-0 win at San Francisco on Wednesday and added a pair of assists in a 4-1 win at Bakersfield on Friday and in a 4-3 overtime win at Ontario on Saturday.

 

A native of Outlook, Saskatchewan, Sarauer leads the Wranglers with 39 points (16g-23a) in 47 games.

 

Sarauer has tallied 215 points (88g-127a) in 227 career regular-season games with Johnstown, Reading and Las Vegas and has added 13 points (6g-7a) in 24 Kelly Cup Playoff games. He has also recorded two points (1g-1a) in 20 career American Hockey League games with Lake Erie, Norfolk, Rockford and Hershey.

 

On behalf of Andrew Sarauer, a case of pucks will be donated to a Las Vegas 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: Matt Case, Idaho (4 gp, 2g, 5a, 7 pts.) and Kyle Kraemer, Ontario (3 gp, 4g, 1a, 5 pts.).

           

Also Nominated: Josh McFadden (Cincinnati), Jordan Pietrus (Elmira), Todd Robinson (Evansville), Eric Giosa (Fort Wayne), Casey Pierro-Zabotel (Gwinnett), Elgin Reid (Kalamazoo), Stanislav Galiev (Reading), Jordan Morrison (San Francisco), Matt Beca (South Carolina) and Travis Novak (Toledo).


PREVIOUS WINNERS

 

WEEK PLAYER TEAM
     
Oct. 12-14 Riley Armstrong Utah Grizzlies
     
Oct. 15-21 Artem Demkov Elmira Jackals
     
Oct. 22-28 Brandon Dubinsky Alaska Aces
     
Oct. 29-Nov. 4 Michael Forney Colorado Eagles
     
Nov. 5-11 Chad Costello Colorado Eagles
     
Nov. 12-18 Toni Rajala Stockton Thunder
     
Nov. 19-25 C.J. Stretch Ontario Reign
     
Nov. 26-Dec. 2 Brad Mills Utah Grizzlies
     
Dec. 3-9 Dylan Clarke Evansville IceMen
     
Dec. 10-16 Ryan Lasch Fort Wayne Komets
     
Dec. 17-23 Phil DeSimone Trenton Titans
     
Dec. 24-30 Dan Gendur Orlando Solar Bears
     
Dec. 31-Jan. 6 Corey Elkins Fort Wayne Komets
     
Jan. 7-13 Nicholas Tremblay Bakersfield Condors
     
Jan. 14-20 Bretton Cameron Greenville Road Warriors
     
Jan. 21-27 Tyler McNeely South Carolina Stingrays
     
Jan. 28-Feb. 3 Colin Vock Utah Grizzlies