Bakersfield’s Boyd named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week

PRINCETON, N.J. – Peter Boyd of the Bakersfield Condors is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for March 12-18.


The 24-year-old left wing scored two goals and added six assists for eight points last week, helping the Condors go 3-1-0 for the week.


Boyd opened the week with an assist in a 3-2 loss against Utah on Wednesday and followed that up with a career high three assists in a 5-2 win against the Grizzlies on Friday. On Saturday, Boyd had two goals in a 4-3 victory over Las Vegas, and he ended the week with two assists in another 4-3 win against Las Vegas on Sunday.


A native of Cambridge-Narrows, New Brunswick, Boyd is tied for second on the Condors with 16 goals, while ranking third on the club with 36 points in 55 games.


Prior to turning pro, Boyd played in 159 career games at Ohio State University, tallying 113 points (39g-74a). He made his pro debut last season, notching one assist in 11 games with Lake Erie of the American Hockey League.


On behalf of Peter Boyd, a case of pucks will be donated to a Bakersfield 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 25,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.


Runners Up: Brandon Wong, Greenville (3 gp, 4g, 1a, 5 pts.), Nick Sirota, Kalamazoo (4 gp, 4g, 1a, 5 pts.) and Chris D’Alvise, Stockton (4 gp, 4g, 2a, 6 pts.).         


Also Nominated: Dannick Paquette (Chicago), Mathieu Aubin (Cincinnati), Dustin Gazley (Elmira), Cedric Lalonde-McNicoll (Florida), Steven Tarasuk (Idaho), Kyle Kraemer (Ontario), Denny Urban (Reading), Billy Ryan (South Carolina) and Derek Brochu (Toledo).




Oct. 14-16
Evan BarlowElmira Jackals
Oct. 17-23Justin ShuggFlorida Everblades
Oct. 24-30Eric LampeLas Vegas Wranglers
Oct. 31-Nov. 6Brandon SvendsenKalamazoo Wings
Nov. 7-13Olivier LabelleReading Royals
Nov. 14-20Chris BartonWheeling Nailers
Nov. 21-27Chad KlassenIdaho Steelheads
Nov. 28-Dec. 4Mitch FaddenUtah Grizzlies
Dec. 5-11Chad CostelloColorado Eagles
Dec. 12-18Riley NelsonColorado Eagles
Dec. 19-25Michael ForneyColorado Eagles
Dec. 26-Jan. 1Tyler HelfrichBakersfield Condors
Jan. 2-8Dustin GazleyElmira Jackals
Jan. 9-15Joey MartinToledo Walleye
Jan. 16-22Jordan PietrusElmira Jackals
Jan. 23-29Justin BowersGreenville Road Warriors
Jan. 30-Feb. 5Chris Doyle
Stockton Thunder
Feb. 6-12Evan TruppBakersfield Condors
Feb. 13-19Andy BohmbachTrenton Titans
Feb. 20-26Kevin UlanskiColorado Eagles
Feb. 27-March 4Rylan GaliardiFlorida Everblades
March 5-11Paul McIlveenUtah Grizzlies