Toledo’s Hedden Named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player Of The Week

PRINCETON, N.J. – Toledo Walleye left wing Mike Hedden is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Jan. 31-Feb. 6.


The 26 year old scored four goals, added an assist and was a +4 as Toledo won a pair of games at Gwinnett.


Hedden opened the week with two goals and an assist in a 6-3 win on Friday and then scored two more goals in a 5-2 victory on Saturday marking the third consecutive game in which he scored two goals. He scored the game-winning goal in both games over the weekend.


A native of Dunnville, Ontario, Hedden has 18 points (13g-5a) in 30 games with the Walleye this season. He also appeared in one American Hockey League game with Grand Rapids.


Last season as a rookie, Hedden scored 32 points (18g-14a) in 66 regular-season games with Toledo and added three assists in four Kelly Cup Playoff games.


On behalf of Mike Hedden a case of pucks will be donated to a Toledo 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 23,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.


Runners Up: Ryan MacMurchy, Victoria (3gp, 1g, 6a, 7 pts) and Doug Rogers, Wheeling (3gp, 2g, 5a, 7 pts).


Also Nominated: Erik Burgdoerfer (Bakersfield), Dustin Sproat (Cincinnati), Ross Carlson (Florida), Kory Karlander (Kalamazoo), Ryan Huddy (Las Vegas), Chaz Johnson (Ontario), Dan Eves (South Carolina) and Simon Ferguson (Utah).




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