Stingrays’ Weis Named ECHL Player of the Week

Stingrays’ Weis Named ECHL Player of the Week
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PRINCETON, N.J. — South Carolina Stingrays forward Matthew Weis was announced Tuesday as the Inglasco ECHL Player of the Week for Feb. 10-16.

Weis scored three goals, added eight assists and was a +11 in four games last week.

The 24-year-old recorded six points (2g-4a) and was a +6 in a 9-1 win at Norfolk on Wednesday, notched an assist in a 4-3 victory over Adirondack on Friday, picked up a pair of assists in a 4-3 win against Greenville on Saturday and had a goal and an assist in a 3-1 victory at Jacksonville on Sunday.

Under contract to Hershey of the American Hockey League, Weis has posted 35 points (10g-25a) in 33 games with the Stingrays while also skating in six games with the Bears.

A native of Freehold, New Jersey, Weis has 42 points (12g-30a) in 39 career ECHL games with South Carolina and Fort Wayne and 11 points (3g-8a) in 66 career AHL games with Hershey and Chicago.

Prior to turning pro, Weis tallied 122 points (40g-82a) in 136 career games at Ohio State University and 112 points (42g-70a) in 141 career games with Green Bay of the United States Hockey League.

A case of pucks will be donated to the Charleston Youth Hockey Association on behalf of Weis by Inglasco, the exclusive puck supplier of the ECHL. Since beginning its sponsorship of the award in 2000-01, Inglasco has donated more than 41,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.

South Carolina is back in action on Tuesday night at the North Charleston Coliseum when they take on the Greenville Swamp Rabbits at 7:05 p.m.