Idaho’s Flichel Named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player Of The Week

PRINCETON, N.J. – Idaho Steelheads center Marty Flichel is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for January 17-23.


The 34 year old scored three goals goals and had five   assists last week as the Steelheads went 2-0-1 against Mountain Division rival Utah.


Flichel opened the week with two assists in a 4-3 shootout loss to the Grizzlies on Wednesday and ended the week with a six-point (3g-3a) performance in an 8-1 win on Saturday.


A native of Hodgeville, Saskatchewan, Flichel has 26 points (12g-14a) in 31 games this season, and has 319 points (118g-201a) in 318 career ECHL games with Dayton and Idaho.


Flichel was part of Idaho’s 2007 Kelly Cup championship team and 2010 Kelly Cup runner up. He has 40 points (15g-25a) in 47 career Kelly Cup Playoff games.


On behalf of Marty Flichel a case of pucks will be donated to an Idaho 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 23,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.


Runners Up: Ryan Constant, Stockton (4gp, 3g, 5a, 8 pts) and Randy Rowe, Toledo (3gp, 3g, 4a, 7 pts).


Also Nominated: Brad Snetsinger (Bakersfield), Francis Lemieux (Florida), Pat Galivan (Gwinnett), Andrew Fournier (Kalamazoo), Shawn Collymore (Ontario), Yannick Riendeau (Reading), Tony Zancanaro (Trenton) and Ryan MacMurchy (Victoria).




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