Nugent named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week


Brian Nugent of the Cincinnati Cyclones is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for March 17-23.


Nugent scored five goals, assisted on one other and was a +4 as the Cyclones won a pair of games against Elmira last week.


The 25-year-old tallied four goals, including the game-winner, and had an assist in a 7-5 victory on Friday then scored one goal in a 4-1 win on Saturday.


A native of Victoria, British Columbia, Nugent has 19 points (12g-7a) in 23 games with the Cyclones after being acquired in a trade with Las Vegas on Jan. 29. Overall in 48 games this season, he has notched 22 points (13g-9a).


Prior to turning pro, Nugent played four seasons at Northern Michigan University, recording 15 points (9g-6a) 110 games.


On behalf of Brian Nugent, a case of pucks will be donated to a Cincinnati 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: Alex Aleardi, Evansville (3 gp, 3g, 3a, 6 pts.), Andrew Rowe, Greenville (3 gp, 4g, 2a, 6 pts.) and Danick Paquette, Utah (3 gp, 5g, 2a, 7 pts.).


Also Nominated: Evan Trupp (Alaska), Mike Embach (Fort Wayne), Mike Merrifield (Gwinnett), Charlie Dodero (Idaho), Dustin Cloutier (Kalamazoo), Matt Register (Ontario), Bryce Aneloski (Orlando), Jesse Todd (Reading), Peter Boyd (South Carolina), Corey Trivino (Stockton), Brett Perlini (Toledo) and Tom Kuhnhackl (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
Feb. 24-March 2Joey HaddadGwinnett Gladiators
March 3-9Adam HughesmanLas Vegas Wranglers
March 10-16Cody SylvesterWheeling Nailers