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Brian Nugent named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week
CINCINNATI (WKRC) -- The Cincinnati Cyclones, proud affiliate of the NHL's Florida Panthers and Nashville Predators, announced today that forward Brian Nugent has been named the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for March 17-23. He's the second Cincinnati player to earn the award this season.
Nugent scored five goals, assisted on one other and was a 4 as the Cyclones won a pair of games against Elmira last week. The 25-year-old tallied four goals, including the game-winner, and had an assist in a 7-5 victory onFriday then scored one goal in a 4-1 triumph on Saturday.
A native of Victoria,BritishColumbia, Nugent has 19 points (12g-7a) in 23 games with the Cyclones after being acquired in a trade with Las Vegas on January 29. Overall in 48 games this season, he has notched 22 points (13g-9a).
Prior to turning pro, Nugent was a four-year letter winner at Northern Michigan University, recording 15 tallies (9g-6a) 110 collegiate contests.
On behalf of Brian Nugent, a case of pucks will be donated to a Cincinnati youth hockey organization by Sher-WoodHockey, 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.