Stockton’s Doyle named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week

PRINCETON, N.J. – Chris Doyle of the Stockton Thunder is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Jan. 30-Feb. 5.

 

The 21-year-old center scored four goals, added three assists and was a +4 last week as the Thunder went 2-0-1, improving to 8-1-1 in their last 10 games.

 

Doyle scored two goals, including the game-winner, in a 4-1 win at Bakersfield on Wednesday and tallied four points (1g-3a) and was a +3 in Stockton’s 7-2 victory against Idaho on Friday. He ended the week with a goal in a 2-1 shootout loss to the Steelheads on Saturday.

 

A native of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Doyle has 13 points (9g-4a) in 11 games with Stockton. He also has appeared in 13 games with South Carolina this season, and has totaled 24 points (14g-10a) in 24 ECHL games.

 

A fifth-round selection (141st overall) by the New York Rangers in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, Doyle scored 240 points (100g-140a) in 235 career games in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with Prince Edward Island and Victoriaville and tallied 14 points (6g-8a) in 20 games with Mississauga of the Ontario Hockey League.

 

On behalf of Chris Doyle, a case of pucks will be donated to a Stockton 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 25,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.

           

Runners Up: Devin DiDiomete, Chicago (3 gp, 5g, 1a, 6 pts.), Mathew Sisca, Cincinnati (3 gp, 3g, 3a, 6 pts.) and Darryl Bootland, Kalamazoo (3 gp, 3g, 3a, 6 pts.).     

           

Also Nominated: Riley Nelson (Colorado), Pat Galivan (Gwinnett), Peter MacArthur (Las Vegas), Geoff Irwin (Ontario), Denny Urban (Reading), Johann Kroll (South Carolina), Paul Zanette (Toledo) and Paul Crowder (Wheeling).

 

PREVIOUS WINNERS

 

WEEKPLAYERTEAM
   
Oct. 14-16
Evan BarlowElmira Jackals
  
Oct. 17-23Justin ShuggFlorida Everblades
   
Oct. 24-30Eric LampeLas Vegas Wranglers
   
Oct. 31-Nov. 6Brandon SvendsenKalamazoo Wings
   
Nov. 7-13Olivier LabelleReading Royals
   
Nov. 14-20Chris BartonWheeling Nailers
   
Nov. 21-27Chad KlassenIdaho Steelheads
   
Nov. 28-Dec. 4Mitch FaddenUtah Grizzlies
   
Dec. 5-11Chad CostelloColorado Eagles
   
Dec. 12-18Riley NelsonColorado Eagles
   
Dec. 19-25Michael ForneyColorado Eagles
   
Dec. 26-Jan. 1Tyler HelfrichBakersfield Condors
   
Jan. 2-8Dustin GazleyElmira Jackals
   
Jan. 9-15Joey MartinToledo Walleye
   
Jan. 16-22Jordan PietrusElmira Jackals
   
Jan. 23-29Justin BowersGreenville Road Warriors