Wydo named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week


Cody Wydo of the Wheeling Nailers is the
Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Feb. 29-March 6.

Wydo scored three goals, added two assists and was a +7 in two wins at Reading last week.

The 24-year-old tallied his first career hat trick, including the game-winning goal, and was a +4 in a 7-4 victory on Friday and followed that up with a pair of assists in a 4-3 win on Saturday.

A native of Southgate, Mich., Wydo has posted 35 points (17g-18a) in 43 games with the Nailers this season and is tied for 14th among ECHL rookies in scoring.

Wydo appeared in nine games with Wheeling last season, recording six points. Prior to turning pro, he played four seasons at Robert Morris University where he tallied 150 points (85g-65a) in 151 career games. As a senior, Wydo served as the Colonials’ team captain and was a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award.

On behalf of Cody Wydo, 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 33,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.

Runners Up: Jack Downing, Cincinnati (2 gp, 1g, 5a, 6 pts.) and Josh Macdonald, Rapid City (3 gp, 3g, 4a, 7 pts.).

Also Nominated: Mathieu Brodeur (Adirondack), Jordan Sims (Evansville), Kyle Thomas (Fort Wayne), Josh Nicholls (Greenville), Joe Basaraba (Idaho), Dane Fox (Kalamazoo), Greg Chase (Norfolk), Olivier Archambault (Quad City), Cam Reid (Reading), Zach Nastasiuk (Toledo) and Alex Krushelnyski (Utah).

 

PREVIOUS WINNERS

 

WEEKPLAYERTEAM
   
 Oct. 16-18Barry AlmeidaUtah Grizzlies
   
Oct. 19-25Derek ArmyWheeling Nailers
   
Oct. 26-Nov. 1Tyler BarnesMissouri Mavericks
   
Nov. 2-8Jordon SouthornFort Wayne Komets
   
Nov. 9-15A.J. JenksToledo Walleye
   
Nov. 16-22T.J. FosterOrlando Solar Bears
   
Nov. 23-29Bryan MooreUtah Grizzlies
   
Nov. 30-Dec. 6Mike MonfredoQuad City Mallards
   
Dec. 7-13Mikhail StefanovichRapid City Rush
  
Dec. 14-20Kyle JeanIdaho Steelheads
   
Dec. 21-27Mike EmbachFort Wayne Komets
   
Dec. 28-Jan. 3Matt RegisterAtlanta Gladiators
   
Jan. 4-10Shane BerschbachToledo Walleye
   
Jan. 11-17Barry AlmeidaUtah Grizzlies
   
Jan. 18-24Chris CraneAllen Americans
   
Jan. 25-31Johnny LazoColorado Eagles
   
Feb. 1-7Allan McPhersonElmira Jackals
   
Feb. 8-14Garrett NoonanCincinnati Cyclones
   
Feb. 15-21Shane BerschbachToledo Walleye
   
Feb. 22-28Cason HohmannElmira Jackals