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Walker named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week


Geoff Walker of the Florida Everblades is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for April 7-13.

 

Walker scored four goals, added two assists and was a +4 as the Everblades went 3-0-0 last week.

 

The 26-year-old scored had an assist in a 3-2 shootout win against Reading on Wednesday, notched a hat trick, including the game-winning goal, in a 3-2 victory over the Royals on Friday and picked up two points (1g-1a) in a 6-1 win against Greenville on Saturday.

 

A native of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Walker tallied nine points (6g-3a) in six games with Florida this season and added eight points (6g-2a) in 43 games with Syracuse of the American Hockey League.

 

Under an NHL contract with Tampa Bay, Walker has 80 points (34g-46a) in 100 career ECHL games with Florida and Ontario and 116 points (45g-71a) in 269 career AHL games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Lake Erie and Syracuse.

 

On behalf of Geoff Walker a case of pucks will be donated to a Florida 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.

           

Runners Up: Casey Pierro-Zabotel, Gwinnett (2 gp, 2g, 3a, 5 pts.), and Derek Army, Wheeling (2 gp, 3g, 1a, 4 pts.).

           

Also Nominated: Jordan Knackstedt (Bakersfield), Christian Ouellet (Fort Wayne), Jason Bast (Idaho), Matt Caria (Kalamazoo), Chris Kushneriuk (Las Vegas), Rocco Carzo (Ontario), Wayne Simpson (South Carolina), Jeremy Langlois (Stockton) and Maxim Shalunov (Toledo).


PREVIOUS WINNERS 

 

WEEK PLAYER TEAM
     
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
     
March 10-16 Cody Sylvester Wheeling Nailers
     
March 17-23 Brian Nugent Cincinnati Cyclones
     
March 24-30 Aaron Clarke Fort Wayne Komets
     
March 31-April 6 Chase Schaber Bakersfield Condors