Utah's Mills named Sher-Wood Hockey Player of the Week
Mills scored three goals and added three assists for six points, helping the Grizzlies to a 2-0-0 record last week.
The 29-year-old tallied four points (2g-2a) and was a +2 in a 7-4 win over San Francisco on Friday and then registered two points (1g-1a) in a 3-2 victory against the Bulls on Saturday.
A native of Olds, Alberta, Mills leads the Grizzlies this season with nine goals and is tied for second on the club with 18 points.
Mills has 34 points (18g-16a) in 39 career ECHL games with Utah and Trenton, and has added 90 points (39g-51a) in 252 career American Hockey League games with Lowell and Albany. He made his NHL debut with New Jersey on Oct. 30, 2010, and has tallied two points (1g-1a) in 31 career games with the Devils.
On behalf of Brad Mills, a case of pucks will be donated to a Utah 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.
Also Nominated: Parker Stanfield (Bakersfield), John McFarland (Cincinnati), Dan Gendur (Evansville), Josh Brittain (Fort Wayne), Marc-Olivier Vallerand (Greenville), Doug Jones (Gwinnett), Austin Smith (Idaho), Judd Blackwater (Las Vegas), C.J. Severyn (Orlando), Kory Karlander (Kalamazoo), Hunter Bishop (South Carolina), Yannick Riendeau (Stockton) and Terry Broadhurst (Toledo).
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|Oct. 22-28||Brandon Dubinsky||Alaska Aces |
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