Register named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week

Matt Register of the Atlanta Gladiators is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Dec. 28-Jan. 3.

Register tallied eight assists in three games last week as the Gladiators went 2-1-0.

The 26-year-old had three assists in a 4-0 win against Norfolk on Tuesday, added three assists in a 4-3 victory over the Admirals on Wednesday and picked up a pair of helpers in a 3-2 loss at Norfolk on Saturday.

A native of Calgary, Register has 16 points (3g-13a) in 14 games with the Gladiators this season and enters the week on a five-game point streak (1g-10a).

Register has 123 points (35g-88a) in 158 career ECHL games with Atlanta and Ontario. He was named ECHL Defenseman of the Year in 2013-14 and last season earned a spot on the All-ECHL First Team.

On behalf of Matt Register, a case of pucks will be donated to an Atlanta 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: Garrett Meurs, Fort Wayne (4 gp, 4g, 3a, 7 pts.) and Anton Zlobin, Wheeling (3 gp, 4g, 2a, 6 pts.).

Also Nominated: David Makowski (Allen), Nathan Moon (Evansville), Emil Molin (Idaho), Jonathan Lessard (Norfolk), David Pacan (South Carolina), A.J. Jenks (Toledo) and Charles Sarault (Utah).


Oct. 16-18 Barry Almeida Utah Grizzlies
Oct. 19-25 Derek Army Wheeling Nailers
Oct. 26-Nov. 1 Tyler Barnes Missouri Mavericks
Nov. 2-8 Jordon Southorn Fort Wayne Komets
Nov. 9-15 A.J. Jenks Toledo Walleye
Nov. 16-22 T.J. Foster Orlando Solar Bears
Nov. 23-29 Bryan Moore Utah Grizzlies
Nov. 30-Dec. 6 Mike Monfredo Quad City Mallards
Dec. 7-13 Mikhail Stefanovich Rapid City Rush

Dec. 14-20 Kyle Jean Idaho Steelheads
Dec. 21-27 Mike Embach Fort Wayne Komets