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

Jackson Houck of the Colorado Eagles is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Feb. 13-19.


Houck scored four goals and added one assist for five points as the Eagles swept a three-game series at Alaska last week to extend their club record winning streak to 12 games.


The 22-year-old picked up an assist in a 4-3 win on Friday, recorded his first professional hat trick in a 6-2 victory on Saturday and tallied the game-winning goal in a 4-1 win on Sunday.


A native of North Vancouver, British Columbia, Houck has 12 points (10g-2a) in 26 games with Colorado. He has tallied one assist in 10 career American Hockey League games with Oklahoma City and San Antonio.


Prior to turning pro, Houck recorded 242 points (107g-135a) in 312 career games in the Western Hockey League with Vancouver and Calgary.


On behalf of Jackson Houck, a case of pucks will be donated to a Colorado 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: Robbie Czarnik, Reading (4 gp, 2g, 5a, 7 pts.) and Tyson Spink, Toledo (3 gp, 3g, 3a, 6 pts.).


Also Nominated: Brett Perlini (Fort Wayne), Joe Basaraba (Idaho), Chris Crane (Orlando), Michael Parks (Quad City), Kale Kessy (Tulsa), Erik Higby (Utah) and Garrett Meurs (Wheeling).




Oct. 14-16                  Kyle Bonis, Toledo Walleye

Oct. 17-23                  Emerson Clark, Tulsa Oilers

Oct. 24-30                  Lindsay Sparks, Rapid City Rush

Oct. 31-Nov. 6          Trevor Cheek, Fort Wayne Komets

Nov. 7-13                    Justin Buzzeo, Atlanta Gladiators

Nov. 14-20                 Alex Wideman, Indy Fuel

Nov. 21-27                 Sam Warning, Quad City Mallards

Nov. 28-Dec. 4         Vaclav Karabacek, Elmira Jackals

Dec. 5-11                    Jacob MacDonald, Toledo Walleye

Dec. 12-18                 Mike Cazzola, Fort Wayne Komets

Dec. 19-23                 Spencer Asuchak, Allen Americans

Dec. 27-Jan. 1          Justin Crandall, Reading Royals

Jan. 2-8                        Brodie Dupont, Norfolk Admirals

Jan. 9-15                     Christian Hilbrich, Wheeling Nailers

Jan. 16-22                  Justin Taylor, Kalamazoo Wings

Jan. 23-29                   Carter Verhaeghe, Missouri Mavericks

Jan. 30-Feb. 5            Matt Willows, Reading Royals

Feb. 6-12                      Simon Denis, Toledo Walleye