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ECHL: Orlando’s Olson named Inglasco Player of the Week

Trevor Olson of the Orlando Solar Bears has been selected as the Inglasco ECHL Player of the Week for the week of Feb. 25-March 3. Olson scored two goals and added four assists for six points in three games last week.

The 25-year-old had a goal and two assists in a 6-2 win against Florida on Wednesday, posted a goal and an assist in a 7-2 victory over the Everblades on Friday and added an assist in a 4-2 loss to Florida on Saturday.

A native of Duluth, Minnesota, Olson has 28 points (14g-14a) in 45 games with the Solar Bears this season, and enters the week on an eight-game point streak.

Prior to turning pro, Olson recorded 35 points (11g-24a) in 121 career games at the University of North Dakota and had 71 points (26g-45a) in 91 career games with Green Bay and Sioux City in the United States Hockey League.

On behalf of Trevor Olson, a case of pucks will be donated to an Orlando 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 39,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.

The Jacksonville Icemen’s Wacey Rabbit was also nominated for POW.

Ian Keserich of the Tulsa Oilers has been named the CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for the week. It is the second time in his career that he has received the weekly honor.

Keserich went 3-0-0 with a 1.67 goals-against average and a save percentage of .944 in three appearances last week.

The 33-year-old stopped 34 shots in a 5-3 win at Allen on Friday, made 24 saves in a 2-1 victory against the Americans on Saturday and turned aside 26 shots in a 3-1 win over Kansas City on Sunday.

A native of Parma, Ohio, Keserich came out of retirement and signed with the Oilers last month. He has seen action in eight games, going 5-1-0 with a 1.78 goals-against average and a save percentage of .931.

Keserich has appeared in 53 career ECHL games with Tulsa, Elmira and Johnstown posting an overall record of 26-18-3 with a 2.77 goals-againsta average and a .911 save percentage. He also played in 160 career games in the Central Hockey League with Colorado, Mississippi, Wichita and Tulsa.

Prior to turning pro, Keserich played two seasons at Ohio State University and one season with Tri-City of the United States Hockey League.

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