Wydo named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week

Cody Wydo of the Wheeling Nailers is the
Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Feb. 29-March 6.

Wydo scored three goals, added two assists and was a +7 in two wins at Reading last week.

The 24-year-old tallied his first career hat trick, including the game-winning goal, and was a +4 in a 7-4 victory on Friday and followed that up with a pair of assists in a 4-3 win on Saturday.

A native of Southgate, Mich., Wydo has posted 35 points (17g-18a) in 43 games with the Nailers this season and is tied for 14th among ECHL rookies in scoring.

Wydo appeared in nine games with Wheeling last season, recording six points. Prior to turning pro, he played four seasons at Robert Morris University where he tallied 150 points (85g-65a) in 151 career games. As a senior, Wydo served as the Colonials’ team captain and was a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award.

On behalf of Cody Wydo, a case of pucks will be donated to a Wheeling 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 33,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.

Runners Up: Jack Downing, Cincinnati (2 gp, 1g, 5a, 6 pts.) and Josh Macdonald, Rapid City (3 gp, 3g, 4a, 7 pts.).

Also Nominated: Mathieu Brodeur (Adirondack), Jordan Sims (Evansville), Kyle Thomas (Fort Wayne), Josh Nicholls (Greenville), Joe Basaraba (Idaho), Dane Fox (Kalamazoo), Greg Chase (Norfolk), Olivier Archambault (Quad City), Cam Reid (Reading), Zach Nastasiuk (Toledo) and Alex Krushelnyski (Utah).




 Oct. 16-18Barry AlmeidaUtah Grizzlies
Oct. 19-25Derek ArmyWheeling Nailers
Oct. 26-Nov. 1Tyler BarnesMissouri Mavericks
Nov. 2-8Jordon SouthornFort Wayne Komets
Nov. 9-15A.J. JenksToledo Walleye
Nov. 16-22T.J. FosterOrlando Solar Bears
Nov. 23-29Bryan MooreUtah Grizzlies
Nov. 30-Dec. 6Mike MonfredoQuad City Mallards
Dec. 7-13Mikhail StefanovichRapid City Rush
Dec. 14-20Kyle JeanIdaho Steelheads
Dec. 21-27Mike EmbachFort Wayne Komets
Dec. 28-Jan. 3Matt RegisterAtlanta Gladiators
Jan. 4-10Shane BerschbachToledo Walleye
Jan. 11-17Barry AlmeidaUtah Grizzlies
Jan. 18-24Chris CraneAllen Americans
Jan. 25-31Johnny LazoColorado Eagles
Feb. 1-7Allan McPhersonElmira Jackals
Feb. 8-14Garrett NoonanCincinnati Cyclones
Feb. 15-21Shane BerschbachToledo Walleye
Feb. 22-28Cason HohmannElmira Jackals