Sylvester scored five goals, added one assist and was a +5 helping the Nailers to a 3-0-0 record last week.
The 21-year-old had four points (3g-1a) and was +3 in a 5-1 win against Reading on Friday, scored the game-winning goal in a 2-0 victory over Cincinnati on Saturday and scored a goal in a 3-2 overtime win at Reading on Sunday.
A native of Kelowna, British Columbia, Sylvester leads the Nailers, and is tied for second among ECHL rookies, with 22 goals this season. His 38 points rank 11th among first-year players and he is tied for the league lead with six game-winning goals.
Under contract to Wikes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, Sylvester has added two goals in 17 games with the Penguins.
Prior to turning pro, Sylvester scored 229 points (97g-132a) in 315 games with Calgary of the Western Hockey League. Last season, he was tied for ninth in the league with 41 goals and was 10th with 90 points.
On behalf of Cody Sylvester, a case of pucks will be donated to a Wheeling 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.
Also Nominated: Mike Embach (Fort Wayne), Marshall Everson (Gwinnett), Jason Bast (Idaho), Maxim Kitsyn (Ontario), Taylor Matson (Orlando), Yannick Tifu (Reading), Peter Boyd (South Carolina), Lee Baldwin (Stockton), Matt Abercrombie (Toledo) and David Vallorani (Utah).
|Oct. 18-20||Jamie MacQueen||Utah Grizzlies|
|Oct. 21-27||Anthony Nigro||Idaho Steelheads|
|Oct. 28-Nov. 3||Wade Megan||Cincinnati Cyclones|
|Nov. 4-10||Marc Hagel||South Carolina Stingrays|
|Nov. 11-17||Dan DaSilva||Ontario Reign|
|Nov. 18-24||Zack Torquato||Wheeling Nailers|
|Nov. 25-Dec. 1||Kyle Kraemer||Ontario Reign|
|Dec. 2-8||Andrew Cherniwchan||South Carolina Stingrays|
|Dec. 9-15||Andrew Clark||Stockton Thunder|
|Dec. 16-22||Trent Daavettila||Colorado Eagles|
|Dec. 23-29||Tom Zanoski||Evansville IceMen|
|Dec. 30-Jan. 5||Mike Ullrich||Orlando Solar Bears|
|Jan. 6-12||Sean Wiles||Reading Royals|
|Jan. 13-19||Joel Broda||Bakersfield Condors|
|Jan. 20-26||Cody Sylvester||Wheeling Nailers|
|Jan. 27-Feb. 2||Mike Vaskivuo||Elmira Jackals|
|Feb. 3-9||Nick Mazzolini||Alaska Aces|
|Feb. 10-16||Mickey Lang||Orlando Solar Bears|
|Feb. 17-23||Taylor Matson||Orlando Solar Bears|
|Feb. 24-March 2||Joey Haddad||Gwinnett Gladiators|
|March 3-9||Adam Hughesman||Las Vegas Wranglers|