Ullrich named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week


Mike Ullrich of the Orlando Solar Bears is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Dec. 30-Jan. 5.


Ullrich scored three goals, had four assists and was a +5 last week as the Solar Bears went 3-0-1.


The 27-year-old had one goal in a 4-3 win against Florida on Monday, added an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss to Utah on Thursday, notched three points (2g-1a) in a 6-5 victory over Utah on Friday and recorded two assists in a 4-3 win against the Grizzlies on Sunday.


A native of Banff, Alberta, Ullrich is second on the Solar Bears with 26 points (8g-18a) in 29 games this season. He has added one goal in three games with Manchester of the American Hockey League.


Ullrich has 66 points (25g-41a) in 71 career ECHL games with Orlando, Trenton, South Carolina and Pensacola.


On behalf of Mike Ullrich, a case of pucks will be donated to an Orlando 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: Jack Combs, Cincinnati (3 gp, 4g, 2a, 6 pts.), Kyle Kraemer, Ontario (4 gp, 5g, 1a, 6 pts.) and Trevor Parkes, Toledo (4 gp, 3g, 5a, 8 pts.)


Also Nominated: Andrew Carroll (Bakersfield), Peter Sakaris (Evansville), Brandon Marino (Fort Wayne), Dirk Southern (Gwinnett), Brett Robinson (Idaho), Yannick Veilleux (Kalamazoo), Sean Wiles (Reading), Peter Boyd (South Carolina), Mathieu Aubin (Utah) and Jack MacLellan (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