Haddad named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week


PRINCETON, N.J. – Joey Haddad of the Gwinnett Gladiators is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Feb. 24-March 2.


Haddad scored four goals and added four assists for eight points as the Gladiators went 3-1-0 last week.


The 25-year-old scored a shorthanded goal in a 4-1 win against Evansville on Tuesday, tallied three points (1g-2a) in a 4-2 victory over Florida on Friday, had a goal and an assist in a 5-4 win against the Everblades on Saturday and ended the week with a goal in a 5-3 loss against Florida on Sunday.


A native of Sydney, Nova Scotia, Haddad leads the Gladiators this season with 31 points (13g-18a) in 50 games and is currently riding a five-game goal streak.


Haddad has tallied 162 points (77g-85a) in 218 career ECHL games with Gwinnett and Wheeling and has added 11 points (3g-8a) in 64 career American Hockey League games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Bridgeport and Hamilton.


On behalf of Joey Haddad, a case of pucks will be donated to a Gwinnett 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 29,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.


Runners Up: Chris Collins, Bakersfield (3 gp, 3g, 4a, 7 pts.), Jonathan Hazen, Cincinnati (4 gp, 4g, 3a, 7 pts.) and Josh Nicholls, Greenville (4 gp, 4g, 2a, 6 pts.).


Also Nominated: Peter Sivak (Alaska), Joe Hartman (Fort Wayne), Gaelan Patterson (Idaho), Chris Lawrence (Kalamazoo), Matt Tassone (Las Vegas), C.J. Severyn (Orlando), Josh Brittain (Reading), Nick Larson (South Carolina), Adam Brace (Stockton), Brett Perlini (Toledo), Teigan Zahn (Utah) and Carter Rowney (Wheeling).




Oct. 18-20Jamie MacQueenUtah Grizzlies
Oct. 21-27Anthony NigroIdaho Steelheads
Oct. 28-Nov. 3Wade MeganCincinnati Cyclones
Nov. 4-10Marc HagelSouth Carolina Stingrays
Nov. 11-17Dan DaSilvaOntario Reign
Nov. 18-24Zack TorquatoWheeling Nailers
Nov. 25-Dec. 1Kyle KraemerOntario Reign
Dec. 2-8Andrew CherniwchanSouth Carolina Stingrays
Dec. 9-15Andrew ClarkStockton Thunder
Dec. 16-22Trent DaavettilaColorado Eagles
Dec. 23-29Tom ZanoskiEvansville IceMen
Dec. 30-Jan. 5Mike UllrichOrlando Solar Bears
Jan. 6-12Sean WilesReading Royals
Jan. 13-19Joel BrodaBakersfield Condors
Jan. 20-26Cody SylvesterWheeling Nailers
Jan. 27-Feb. 2Mike VaskivuoElmira Jackals
Feb. 3-9Nick MazzoliniAlaska Aces
Feb. 10-16Mickey LangOrlando Solar Bears
Feb. 17-23Taylor MatsonOrlando Solar Bears