Ludwig Blomstrand of the Kalamazoo Wings is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for March 21-27.
Blomstrand scored five goals and added two assists for seven points last week. helping the K-Wings to a 4-0-0 record during the week.
The 23-year-old had the game-winning goal in a 2-0 win at Adirondack on Tuesday, picked up an assist in a 3-2 victory at Reading on Wednesday, tallied a pair of goals in a 6-4 win over Wheeling on Friday and had three points (2g-1a) in a 5-1 victory against the Nailers on Saturday.
A native of Uppsala, Sweden, Blomstrand is tied for seventh in the ECHL with a career-high 58 points (27g-31a) in 65 games this season and his six game-winning goals are tied for third in the league.
Selected by the Vancouver Canucks in the fourth round (120th overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, Blomstrand has 130 points (74g-56a) in 164 career ECHL games with Kalamazoo and he has also seen action in 15 career American Hockey League games with Chicago and Utica.
On behalf of Ludwig Blomstrand, a case of pucks will be donated to a Kalamazoo 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: Daniel Ciampini, Indy (2 gp, 2g, 4a, 6 pts.) and Rylan Schwartz, Orlando (3 gp, 3g, 2a, 5 pts.).
Also Nominated: Chad Costello (Allen), Shawn Szydlowski (Fort Wayne), Jack Combs (Greenville), Rob Linsmayer (Idaho), Alexis Loiseau (Norfolk), Olivier Archambault (Quad City), Josh Shalla (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|
|Dec. 28-Jan. 3||Matt Register||Atlanta Gladiators|
|Jan. 4-10||Shane Berschbach||Toledo Walleye|
|Jan. 11-17||Barry Almeida||Utah Grizzlies|
|Jan. 18-24||Chris Crane||Allen Americans|
|Jan. 25-31||Johnny Lazo||Colorado Eagles|
|Feb. 1-7||Allan McPherson||Elmira Jackals |
|Feb. 8-14||Garrett Noonan||Cincinnati Cyclones|
|Feb. 15-21||Shane Berschbach||Toledo Walleye|
|Feb. 22-28||Cason Hohmann||Elmira Jackals|
|Feb. 29-March 6||Cody Wydo||Wheeling Nailers|
|March 7-13||Kevin Goumas||Reading Royals|
|March 14-20||Peter MacArthur||Adirondack Thunder|