Gendur named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week

PRINCETON, N.J. – Dan Gendur of the Orlando Solar Bears is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Dec. 24-30.


Gendur scored five of Orlando’s 10 goals last week, helping the Solar Bears to a 2-0-0 record.


The 25-year-old scored a shorthanded goal in the Solar Bears’ 2-1 win against Florida on Thursday and then scored a team record four goals, including one on the power play, in an 8-4 victory over the Everblades on Friday.


A native of Vancouver, British Columbia, Gendur has nine points (6g-3a) in 10 games with the Solar Bears this season, and has tallied 19 points (10g-9a) in 29 games overall this season with Evansville and Orlando.


Selected by the Vancouver Canucks in the seventh round (206th overall) of the 2006 National Hockey League Entry Draft, Gendur has 69 points (21g-48a) in 110 career ECHL games with Orlando, Evansville, Johnstown and Victoria. He has added two points (1g-1a) in 20 career American Hockey League games with Manitoba and Milwaukee.


On behalf of Dan Gendur, a case of pucks will be donated to an Orlando 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 27,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.


Runners Up: Andrew Rowe, Elmira (3 gp, 3g, 3a, 6 pts.), Austin Fyten, Idaho (2 gp, 2g, 3a, 5 pts.) and Tyler McNeely, South Carolina (3 gp, 2g, 4a, 6 pts.).


Also Nominated: Mathieu Aubin (Cincinnati), Matt Schepke (Evansville), Brandon Marino (Fort Wayne), Brendan Connolly (Greenville), Aaron Clarke (Kalamazoo), Josh Lunden (Las Vegas), Yannick Tifu (Reading), Hans Benson (San Francisco), Max Campbell (Toledo), Stephen Schultz (Trenton), Trevor Lewis (Utah) and Chris Barton (Wheeling).



Oct. 12-14Riley ArmstrongUtah Grizzlies
Oct. 15-21 Artem DemkovElmira Jackals
Oct. 22-28Brandon DubinskyAlaska Aces
Oct. 29-Nov. 4Michael ForneyColorado Eagles
Nov. 5-11Chad CostelloColorado Eagles
Nov. 12-18Toni RajalaStockton Thunder
Nov. 19-25C.J. StretchOntario Reign
Nov. 26-Dec. 2Brad MillsUtah Grizzlies
Dec. 3-9Dylan ClarkeEvansville IceMen
Dec. 10-16Ryan Lasch Fort Wayne Komets
Dec. 17-23Phil DeSimoneTrenton Titans