Kraemer named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week

Kyle Kraemer of the Ontario Reign is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Nov. 25-Dec. 1.


Kraemer scored five goals, added two assists and was a +5 last week as the Reign went 4-0-0 to increase their Pacific Division lead to eight points.


The 28-year-old had an assist in a 3-2 win over Stockton on Wednesday and tallied a goal in a 4-1 victory over the Thunder on Friday. He had three points (2g-1a) in a 4-3 overtime win against Colorado on Saturday before ending the week with a pair of goals in a 3-2 victory over the Eagles on Sunday.


A native of St. Louis, Mo., Kraemer has seven points (5g-2a) in six games this season with the Reign after starting the season with St. Charles of the Central Hockey League where he tallied seven points (4g-3a) in nine games.


Kraemer has recorded 172 points (76g-96a) in 191 career ECHL games with Ontario and Kalamazoo while adding 10 points (4g-6a) in 13 games during the Kelly Cup Playoffs.


On behalf of Kyle Kraemer, a case of pucks will be donated to an Ontario 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: Joel Broda, Bakersfield (3 gp, 2g, 4a, 6 pts.), Tyler Gron, San Francisco (4 gp, 4g, 2a, 6 pts.) and Chad Painchaud, South Carolina (3 gp, 2g, 4a, 6 pts.)


Also Nominated: Jordon Southorn (Fort Wayne), Mike Embach (Gwinnett), Anthony Nigro (Idaho), Eric Kattelus (Kalamazoo), Geoff Irwin (Las Vegas), Stephon Thorne (Toledo), Danick Paquette (Utah) and Ben Duffy (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