Berschbach named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week

Shane Berschbach of the Toledo Walleye is the
Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Feb. 15-21. It is the second time this season that he has received the weekly honor in addition to being the ECHL Player of the Month in January.

Berschbach scored five goals and added four assists for nine points in four games last week.

The 24-year-old picked up a pair of assists in a 4-3 win against Colorado on Wednesday, scored two goals in a 5-2 loss at Fort Wayne on Friday, had two goals and an assist in a 4-3 victory over the Komets on Saturday and added a goal and an assist in a 2-0 win against Kalamazoo on Sunday.

A native of Clawson, Mich., Berschbach is tied for fifth in the ECHL with 51 points (20g-31a) in 44 games this season.

Berschbach has totaled 116 points (36g-80a) in 112 career ECHL games with Toledo and Kalamazoo. He has also seen action in five games with Grand Rapids of the American Hockey League.

Prior to turning pro, Berschbach played four seasons at Western Michigan University where he had 117 points (39g-156a) in 146 career games.

On behalf of Shane Berschbach, a case of pucks will be donated to a Toledo 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: Matt Leitner, Manchester (4 gp, 2g, 5a, 7 pts.) and Riley Brace, Wheeling (4 gp, 3g, 5a, 8 pts.).

Also Nominated: Louick Marcotte (Adirondack), Troy Bourke (Fort Wayne), Carson McMillan (Idaho), Alex Lavoie (Indy), Scott Allen (Norfolk), Brady Vail (Orlando), Kyle Follmer (Quad City), Cody Ferriero (Rapid City), Brett Cameron (South Carolina) and Erik Higby (Utah).



 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