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

Trevor Cheek of the Fort Wayne Komets is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Oct. 31-Nov. 6.


Cheek scored one goal and added five assists for six points in two games last week.


The 23-year-old recorded four points (1g-3a) in his season debut on Friday in a 4-0 win against Indy and added a pair of assists in a 5-4 overtime loss at Brampton on Sunday.


A native of Vancouver, Wash., Cheek returned to the Komets last week after beginning the season with Tucson of the American Hockey League.


Cheek had 25 points (17g-8a) in 28 regular-season games with the Komets last season and added 13 points (5g-8a) in 16 games during the Kelly Cup Playoffs. He has tallied 32 points (13g-19a) in 146 career AHL games.


Prior to turning pro, Cheek recorded 134 points (65g-69a) in 195 career Western Hockey League games with Calgary, Vancouver and Edmonton.


On behalf of Trevor Cheek, a case of pucks will be donated to a Fort Wayne 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: John McCarron, Florida (2 gp, 1g, 4a, 5 pts.) and Eric Faille, Orlando (4 gp, 3g, 4a, 7 pts.)


Also Nominated: Eric Knodel (Cincinnati), Jefferson Dahl (Idaho), Kevin Lynch (Indy), Alex Petan (Quad City), Kelly Zajac (South Carolina), Jacob MacDonald (Toledo), Adam Pleskach (Tulsa), Tim Daly (Utah) and Nick Sorkin (Wheeling).




Oct. 14-16                  Kyle Bonis, Toledo Walleye

Oct. 17-23                  Emerson Clark, Tulsa Oilers

Oct. 24-30                  Lindsay Sparks, Rapid City Rush