Wiles named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week


Sean Wiles of the Reading Royals is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Jan. 6-12.


Wiles scored four goals, assisted on four others and was a +8 as the Royals went 4-0-0 last week.


The 26-year-old opened the week with four points (3g-1a) and was a +5 in a 6-2 win against Wheeling on Wednesday. The +5 tied the single-game high in the ECHL this season. After being held scoreless in a 4-1 victory at Elmira on Friday, Wiles tallied two assists in 4-2 win against the Jackals on Saturday and then had a goal and an assist in a 3-0 win against Elmira on Sunday.


A native of Beloit, Wis., Wiles has 21 points (8g-13a) in 17 games with Reading this season. He also has recorded one goal in 11 games with Bridgeport of the American Hockey League.


Wiles has tallied 80 points (45g-35a) in 119 career ECHL games with Reading and Las Vegas and has added four points (1g-3a) in 14 career AHL games with Bridgeport.


On behalf of Sean Wiles, a case of pucks will be donated to a Reading 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: Marc-Olivier Vallerand, Greenville (3 gp, 2g, 3a, 5 pts.) and John Armstrong, Las Vegas (3 gp, 2g, 3a, 5 pts.).


Also Nominated: Peter Sivak (Alaska), Trevor Bruess (Florida), Chris Auger (Fort Wayne), Marshall Everson (Gwinnett), Charlie Dodero (Idaho), Matt Caria (Kalamazoo), Kyle Kraemer (Ontario), Kory Nagy (Orlando), Dale Mitchell (San Francisco), Wayne Simpson (South Carolina), Joey Martin (Stockton), Louis-Marc Aubry (Toledo), David Vallorani (Utah) and Sahir Gill (Wheeling).





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