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White named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week

 

Ontario Reign forward Matt White is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for March 30-April 5.

 

White scored five goals and assisted on two others for seven points in three games last week.

 

The 25-year-old had a goal and an assist in an 8-3 win against Bakersfield on Wednesday and tallied four goals and added an assist in a 7-4 victory over Stockton on Saturday.

 

A native of Whittier, Calif., White has 60 points (28g-32a) in 65 games with the Reign this season and ranks third in the ECHL in plus-minus with a +40 rating. He began the season in Austria with Ljubljana Olimpija HK where he had six points (2g-4a) in 11 games.

 

White has 117 points (50g-67a) in 136 career games with Ontario.

 

Prior to turning pro, he had 99 points (47g-52a) in 114 career games at the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

 

On behalf of Matt White, a case of pucks will be donated to an Ontario 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 31,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.

 

Runners Up: Adam Hughesman, Reading (3 gp, 3g, 3a, 6 pts.) and Kyle Bonis, Toledo (4 gp, 5g, 2a, 7 pts.).

           

Also Nominated: Specher Asuchak (Allen), Shawn Szydlowski (Fort Wayne), Anthony Luciani (Greenville), Daniel Bahntge (Gwinnett), David de Kastrozza (Idaho), Nicklas Lindberg (Indy), Ludwig Blomstrand (Kalamazoo), Brett Findlay (Orlando), Mario Lamoureux (Quad City), Michal Cajkovsky (South Carolina) and Mathieu Aubin (Utah).

 

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Oct. 20-26Matthew PistilliFort Wayne Komets
   
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Nov. 3-9Mitchell HeardFort Wayne Komets
   
Nov. 10-16Corey TrivinoFlorida Everblades
   
Nov. 17-23Jon BoorasTulsa Oilers
   
Nov. 24-30Garrett MeursFort Wayne Komets
   
Dec. 1-7Chad CostelloAllen Americans
   
Dec. 8-14Brock NixonColorado Eagles
   
Dec. 15-21Shawn SzydlowskiFort Wayne Komets
   
Dec. 22-28Thomas FrazeeFort Wayne Komets
   
Dec. 29-Jan. 4Geoff WalkerOntario Reign
   
Jan. 5-11Darryl BootlandColorado Eagles
   
Jan. 12-18Chris KushneriukFlorida Everblades
   
Jan. 19-25Casey Pierro-ZabotelGwinnett Gladiators
   
Jan. 26-Feb. 1Jesse SchultzRapid City Rush
   
Feb. 2-8Derek DeBloisSouth Carolina Stingrays
   
Feb. 9-15Chad PainchaudBrampton Beast
   
Feb. 16-22Andrew RoweSouth Carolina Stingrays
   
Feb. 23-March 1Chad CostelloAllen Americans
   
March 2-8Brett RobinsonIdaho Steelheads
   
March 9-15David RutherfordOntario Reign
   
March 16-22Shawn SzydlowskiFort Wayne Komets
   
March 23-29Sahir GillWheeling Nailers