Allen’s Asuchak named ECHL Player of the Week

PRINCETON, NJ – Spencer Asuchak of the Allen Americans is the Inglasco ECHL Player of the Week for April 26-May 2. It is the second time in his career that he has received the weekly honor.

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Asuchak scored five goals and added two assists for seven points in four games last week.

The 29-year-old had a goal and an assist in a 3-2 win against Tulsa on Tuesday, tallied a pair of goals in a 3-2 victory against Wichita on Friday, picked up an assist in a 4-1 win over the Thunder on Saturday and scored two goals, including the overtime game-winner, in a 4-3 win against Wichita on Sunday.

A native of Kamloops, British Columbia, Asuchak has 29 points (18 goals-11 assists) in 47 games with the Americans this season.

Asuchak has tallied 246 points (99 goals-147 assists) in 333 career ECHL games with Allen and Ontario while adding 10 points (5 goals-5 assists) in 60 career American Hockey League games with San Jose, Providence, Chicago and Worcester.

Prior to turning pro, Asuchak recorded 95 points (49 goals-46 assists) in 224 career games in the Western Hockey League with Tri-City and Prince George.

On behalf of Spencer Asuchak, a case of pucks will be donated to an Allen youth hockey organization by Inglasco, the exclusive puck supplier of the ECHL. Since beginning its sponsorship of the award in 2000-01, Inglasco has donated more than 43,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.

Runners Up: Erik Bradford, Jacksonville (3 games played, 2 goals, 5 assists, 7 points) and Adam Pleskach, Tulsa (4 games played, 4 goals, 2 assists, 6 points).

Also Nominated: Shawn Szydlowski (Fort Wayne), Giorgio Estephan (Kansas City), Max Novak (South Carolina), Brendan Harris (Wheeling) and Dean Stewart (Wichita).

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