Wydo named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week

Cody Wydo of the Wheeling Nailers is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Feb. 29-March 6.

Wydo scored three goals, added two assists and was a +7 in two wins at Reading last week.

The 24-year-old tallied his first career hat trick, including the game-winning goal, and was a +4 in a 7-4 victory on Friday and followed that up with a pair of assists in a 4-3 win on Saturday.

A native of Southgate, Mich., Wydo has posted 35 points (17g-18a) in 43 games with the Nailers this season and is tied for 14th among ECHL rookies in scoring.

Wydo appeared in nine games with Wheeling last season, recording six points. Prior to turning pro, he played four seasons at Robert Morris University where he tallied 150 points (85g-65a) in 151 career games. As a senior, Wydo served as the Colonials’ team captain and was a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award.

On behalf of Cody Wydo, a case of pucks will be donated to a Wheeling 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: Jack Downing, Cincinnati (2 gp, 1g, 5a, 6 pts.) and Josh Macdonald, Rapid City (3 gp, 3g, 4a, 7 pts.).

Also Nominated: Mathieu Brodeur (Adirondack), Jordan Sims (Evansville), Kyle Thomas (Fort Wayne), Josh Nicholls (Greenville), Joe Basaraba (Idaho), Dane Fox (Kalamazoo), Greg Chase (Norfolk), Olivier Archambault (Quad City), Cam Reid (Reading), Zach Nastasiuk (Toledo) and Alex Krushelnyski (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