Goumas named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week

Kevin Goumas of the Reading Royals is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for March 7-13.

Goumas scored five goals, added five assists and was a +7 last week helping Reading to a 3-0-0 record.

The 24-year-old had the game-winning goal and two assists in a 5-1 win at Manchester on Friday, tied the ECHL season-high with six points (3g-3a) in a 7-4 victory over the Monarchs on Saturday and scored the only goal in 1-0 win at Adirondack on Sunday.

Goumas, who was assigned to the Royals by Lehigh Valley of the American Hockey League earlier in the week, has recorded 12 points (6g-6a) in five games with Reading this season. He has added 13 points (6g-7a) in 56 games with Lehigh Valley.

A native of Merrick, N.Y., Goumas has tallied 34 points (13g-21a) in 132 career American Hockey League games with Adirondack and Lehigh Valley. Prior to turning pro, he had 146 points (44g-102a) in 146 career games at the University of New Hampshire.

On behalf of Kevin Goumas, a case of pucks will be donated to a Reading 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 tha3n 3,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.

Runners Up: Jamie Schaafsma, Fort Wayne (3 gp, 3g, 3a, 6 pts.) and Ryan Hayes, Utah (3 gp, 4g, 1a, 6 pts.).

Also Nominated: Dyson Stevenson (Allen), Collin Bowman (Colorado), Alex Wideman (Evansville), Brendan O’Donnell (Florida), Peter Schneider (Indy), T.J. Foster (Orlando), Olivier Archambault (Quad City), Austin Wuthrich (Toledo) and Riley Brace (Wheeling).


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