(photo credit: Alaskaaces.com)
The Alaska Aces, proud affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced in conjunction with the ECHL that Aces center and captain Nick Mazzolini has been named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Feb. 3-9.
He scored the game-winning goal and added two assists in a 4-2 win on Friday against the Stockton Thunder before a national television audience for the Hockey Heritage Weekend, recorded a power-play goal in a 5-2 victory on Saturday and notched four points (2g-2a) in a 4-3 win on Sunday, including his 100th career goal in an Aces sweater.
The Anchorage native is tied for the Aces lead with 17 goals and ranks second on the Aces with 43 points, which is seventh in the league. He ranks fifth in the ECHL in plus-minus at +22.
Mazzolini has tallied 234 points (101g-133a) in 244 career regular season games with Alaska and has added 13 points (6g-7a) in 22 career games during the Kelly Cup Playoffs.
Last season, he was named to the All-ECHL Second Team after finishing tied for second in the league with 36 goals.