Indy’s Marcinew named ECHL Player of the Week

PRINCETON, NJ – Matt Marcinew of the Indy Fuel is the Inglasco ECHL Player of the Week for January 4th-10th. It is the second time this season he has received the weekly honor after winning the award for the week ending December 20th.

Marcinew scored three goals, including a pair of game-winning tallies, and added four assists in two games against Greenville last week.

The 27-year-old had a goal and three assists in a 6-5 overtime win on Friday an added two goals and an assist in a 3-2 overtime win on Saturday.

A native of Calgary, Alberta, Marcinew is tied for fifth in the ECHL with 12 points (5 goals-7 assists) in nine games this season.

Marcinew has tallied 105 points (41 goals-64 assists) in 136 career ECHL games with Indy, Greenville and Manchester. He has added 13 points (4 goals-9 assists) in 41 career American Hockey League games with Ontario, Springfield and Stockton.

Prior to turning pro, Marcinew recorded 64 points (29 goals-35 assists) in 160 career games at the University of Denver.

On behalf of Matt Marcinew, a case of pucks will be donated to an Indy 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.

Runner Up: Zach Malatesta , South Carolina (2 games played, 1 goal, 3 assists, 4 points).

Also Nominated: Karch Bachman (Greenville), Willie Corrin (Kansas City) and Cody Sylvester (Wheeling).

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