Gill named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week


Wheeling Nailers’ forward Sahir Gill is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for March 23-29.


Gill scored five goals, including two game-winners, and added four assists for nine points as the Nailers went 3-1-0 last week.


The 22-year-old had a goal and an assist in a 3-2 loss to Toledo on Wednesday and in a 2-1 win against Fort Wayne on Friday, tallied an assist in a 5-2 victory against Reading on Saturday and recorded a hat trick and added an assist in a 4-3 win over Cincinnati on Sunday.


A native of Terrace, British Columbia, Gill has 23 points (9g-14) in 19 games with the Nailers this season while adding seven points (3g-4a) in 37 games with Hamilton and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the  American Hockey League.


Gill has tallied 77 points (22g-55a) in 86 career ECHL games with Wheeling.


Prior to turning pro, he had 78 points (28g-50a) in 117 career games at Boston University.


On behalf of Sahir Gill, 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 31,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.


Runners Up: Ryan Walters, Alaska (4 gp, 4g, 6a, 10 pts.), Shawn Szydlowski, Fort Wayne (3 gp, 4g, 3a, 7 pts.) and Lindsay Sparks, Missouri (3 gp, 5g, 2a, 7 pts.).


Also Nominated: Vincent Arseneau (Allen), Chris Knowlton (Colorado), Wade MacLeod (Idaho), Matt Caria (Kalamazoo), Johnny McInnis (Orlando), Justin Fox (Quad City), Kale Kerbashian (Rapid City), Andrew Rowe (South Carolina), Brad Stebner (Stockton), Kyle Bonis (Toledo) and Alex Krushelnyski (Utah).




Oct. 17-19Riley BraceWheeling Nailers
Oct. 20-26Matthew PistilliFort Wayne Komets
Oct. 27-Nov. 2Matt TassoneElmira Jackals
Nov. 3-9Mitchell HeardFort Wayne Komets
Nov. 10-16Corey TrivinoFlorida Everblades
Nov. 17-23Jon BoorasTulsa Oilers
Nov. 24-30Garrett MeursFort Wayne Komets
Dec. 1-7Chad CostelloAllen Americans
Dec. 8-14Brock NixonColorado Eagles
Dec. 15-21Shawn SzydlowskiFort Wayne Komets
Dec. 22-28Thomas FrazeeFort Wayne Komets
Dec. 29-Jan. 4Geoff WalkerOntario Reign
Jan. 5-11Darryl BootlandColorado Eagles
Jan. 12-18Chris KushneriukFlorida Everblades
Jan. 19-25Casey Pierro-ZabotelGwinnett Gladiators
Jan. 26-Feb. 1Jesse SchultzRapid City Rush
Feb. 2-8Derek DeBloisSouth Carolina Stingrays
Feb. 9-15Chad PainchaudBrampton Beast
Feb. 16-22Andrew RoweSouth Carolina Stingrays
Feb. 23-March 1Chad CostelloAllen Americans
March 2-8Brett RobinsonIdaho Steelheads
March 9-15David RutherfordOntario Reign
March 16-22Shawn SzydlowskiFort Wayne Komets