PRINCETON, N.J. – Reading Royals forward Ben Gordon is the Sher-wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Dec. 14-20.
The 24 year old led the league during the week with nine points and tied for the lead with five assists and a plus-minus rating of +8 to help Reading improve to 17-9-3 and take a commanding nine-point lead in the East Division. Gordon registered his first career hat trick and tied a Royals team record with five points (3g-2a) in a 7-3 win at Johnstown on Dec. 16. He had a pair of assists in a 4-3 win against Elmira on Dec. 18 and scored the game-tying goal and assisted on the game winner in a 2-1 win at Elmira on Dec. 19.
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