Schaber named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week

Chase Schaber of the Bakersfield Condors is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for March 31-April 6.


Schaber scored six goals, assisted on two others and was a +5 last week, helping Bakersfield to a 4-0-0 record.


The 23-year-old tied the Condors’ club record with four goals, including the game-winner, in a 6-5 win at Las Vegas on Tuesday. After being held pointless in a 3-0 victory at Ontario on Friday, he notched an assist in a 2-1 win against Las Vegas on Saturday and scored a pair of goals, including another game-winner, in a 4-2 victory over the Wranglers on Sunday.


A native of Red Deer, Alberta, Schaber has 43 points (17g-26a) in 61 games with the Condors this season.


Schaber has posted 45 points (19g-26a) in 72 career regular-season games with Bakersfield and Idaho and has added 10 points (2g-8a) in 17 games during the Kelly Cup Playoffs. Prior to turning pro, he played five seasons with Calgary and Kamloops of the Western Hockey League and one season at the University of Lethbridge.


On behalf of Chase Schaber, a case of pucks will be donated to a Bakersfield 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: Brandon Marino, Fort Wayne (4 gp, 3g, 3a, 6 pts.), and Justin Mercier, Idaho (2 gp, 3g, 2a, 5 pts.).


Also Nominated: Eriks Sevcenko (Gwinnett), Yannick Veilleux (Kalamazoo), Chris Francis (Las Vegas), Matt White (Ontario), Wayne Simpson (South Carolina), Andrew Clark (Stockton) and Christiaan Minella (Wheeling).



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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
March 17-23Brian NugentCincinnati Cyclones
March 24-30Aaron ClarkeFort Wayne Komets