MacQueen named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week


Jamie MacQueen of the Utah Grizzlies is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Oct. 18-20.


MacQueen scored all five of Utah’s goals in two games last week as the Grizzlies opened the season with a 1-1-0 record.


The 25-year-old scored four goals, including a power-play tally and the game=winner, in a 4-2 win against Idaho on Friday before adding another power-play goal in a 4-1 loss at Las Vegas on Saturday.


MacQueen leads the ECHL with five goals and is tied for first with five points.


A native of London, Ontario, MacQueen has five points (3g-2a) in 32 career games with Lake Erie of the American Hockey League. Prior to turning pro, he recorded 47 points (24g-23a) in 147 games at Bemidji State University.


On behalf of Jamie MacQueen, a case of pucks will be donated to a Utah 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: Peter Sivak, Alaska (2gp, 0g, 5a, 5 pts.) and Andrew Rowe, Greenville (2 gp, 3g, 1a, 4 pts.).


Also Nominated: Chase Schaber (Bakersfield), Anthony Luciani (Cincinnati), Mickey Lang (Fort Wayne), Joey Haddad (Gwinnett), William Rapuzzi (Idaho), Sam Ftorek (Kalamazoo), Geoff Irwin (Las Vegas), Matt White (Ontario), Jordan Owens (South Carolina), Kirill Kabanov (Stockton), Trevor Parkes (Toledo) and Christiaan Minella (Wheeling).