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

Josh Pitt of the Kalamazoo Wings is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for March 20-26.

Pitt scored four goals and added four assists for eight points in three games last week.

The 24-year-old was held scoreless in a 3-2 win against Florida on Wednesday then notched a hat trick while adding an assist in a 5-3 victory over Norfolk on Friday and posting another four points (1g-3a) in a 5-3 win against the Admirals on Saturday.

A native of Brockville, Ontario, Pitt has 34 points (18g-16a) in 44 games with the K-Wings this season.

Prior to turning pro, Pitt had 36 points (13g-23a) in 115 career games at Western Michigan University.

On behalf of Josh Pitt, 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 35,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.

Runners Up: Casey Pierro-Zabotel, Colorado (4 gp, 1g, 7a, 8 pts.) and Casey Thrush, Elmira (3 gp, 1g, 5a, 6 pts.).

Also Nominated: Alex Krushelnyski (Allen), Dalton Smith (Florida), Gabriel Desjardins (Fort Wayne), Jefferson Dahl (Idaho), Matt Rupert (Indy), Eric Faille (Orlando), Michael Parks (Quad City), Steven Swavely (Reading), Matt Caito (Toledo) and Zac Larraza (Utah).