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February 18, 2019
ADAM PLESKACH NAMED ECHL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Oilers captain posted nine points in five games as Tulsa won four out of five games last week.
PRINCETON, N.J.– Adam Pleskach of the Tulsa Oilers has been selected as the InglascoECHL Player of the Week for the week of Feb. 11-17.
Pleskach scored five goals and added four assists for nine points, helping the Oilers to a 4-1-0 record last week.
The 30-year-old was held scoreless in a 2-1 win at Wichita on Tuesday, posted a goal and an assist in a 2-1 win at Kansas City on Wednesday, tallied four points (3g-1a) in a 7-3 victory over Wichita on Friday and had a goal and two assists in a 6-3 victory over Worcester on Sunday.
A native of Beausejour, Manitoba, Pleskach leads the ECHL with 27 goals and 229 shots on goal and is fourth with 55 points in 54 games this season. He represented the Oilers at the 2019 ECHL All-Star Classic, totaling three assists.
Pleskach has tallied 260 points (129g-131a) in 330 career ECHL games with Tulsa and Evansville.
Prior to turning pro, Pleskach recorded 114 points (59g-55a) in 138 career games at American International College.
On behalf of Adam Pleskach, a case of pucks will be donated to a Tulsa youth hockey organization by Inglasco, the exclusive puck supplier of the ECHL. Since beginning its sponsorship of the award in 2000-01, Inglascohas donated more than 39,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.
Tulsa heads to Boise, ID for the second time this season for three meetings with the Idaho Steelheads at CenturyLink Arena this Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 8:10pm CT. Catch all the action on the Sports Animal radio network, www.tulsaoilers.comand ECHL.TV, with coverage starting at 7:50pm CT.
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