Asuchak named Sher-Wood Hockey/ECHL Player of the Week

Spencer Asuchak of the Allen Americans is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Dec. 19-23.


Asuchak scored three goals – including a pair of game-winning tallies – and added three assists for six points in three games last week.


The 25-year-old had two goals and an assist in a 6-3 win at Tulsa on Tuesday and tallied a goal and two assists in a 6-0 victory over Idaho on Thursday.


A native of Kamloops, British Columbia, Asuchak has 28 points (13g-15a) in 32 games with the Americans this season.


Asuchak has recorded 67 points (29g-38a) in 79 career ECHL games with Allen and Ontario while adding 10 points (5g-5a) in 51 career games in the American Hockey League with Providence, Worcester and Chicago.


On behalf of Spencer Asuchak, a case of pucks will be donated to an Allen 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 35,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.


Runners Up: Michael Parks, Quad City (2 gp, 1g, 3a, 4 pts.) and Justin Crandall, Reading (2 gp, 3g, 1a, 4 pts.).


Also Nominated: Mike Embach (Fort Wayne), Alex Guptill (Indy), Joe Perry (Orlando), Dane Walters (Toledo) and Ralph Cuddemi (Utah).




Oct. 14-16                  Kyle Bonis, Toledo Walleye

Oct. 17-23                  Emerson Clark, Tulsa Oilers

Oct. 24-30                  Lindsay Sparks, Rapid City Rush

Oct. 31-Nov. 6          Trevor Cheek, Fort Wayne Komets

Nov. 7-13                    Justin Buzzeo, Atlanta Gladiators

Nov. 14-20                 Alex Wideman, Indy Fuel

Nov. 21-27                 Sam Warning, Quad City Mallards

Nov. 28-Dec. 4         Vaclav Karabacek, Elmira Jackals

Dec. 5-11                    Jacob MacDonald, Toledo Walleye

Dec. 12-18                 Mike Cazzola, Fort Wayne Komets