Jacksonville Sports Day

ECHL: Jacksonville’s Lang Named Player of the Week

Chase Lang of the Jacksonville Icemen is the Inglasco ECHL Player of the Week for Feb. 3-9.

Lang scored four goals and added three assists for seven points in three games last week.

The 23-year-old had a goal and an assist in a 5-1 win at Norfolk on Friday, recorded two goals and an assist in a 7-3 victory over the Admirals on Saturday and added a goal and assist in a 6-3 win at South Carolina on Sunday.

A native of Nanaimo, British Columbia, Lang leads the Icemen with 14 goals and 36 points in 43 games this season.

Lang has posted 66 points (25g-41a) in 124 career ECHL games with Jacksonville, Allen, Rapid City and Quad City while adding five points (2g-3a) in 34 career American Hockey League games with Iowa.

Prior to turning pro, Lang tallied 155 points (66g-89a) in 244 career games in the Western Hockey League with Calgary and Vancouver.

On behalf of Chase Lang, a case of pucks will be donated to a Jacksonville 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 41,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.

TOP NETMINDER: Tomas Sholl of the Idaho Steelheads is the Warrior Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Feb. 3-9. It is the fourth time this season, and the seventh time in his career that he has received the weekly honor.

The seven weekly awards are the third most in ECHL history.

Sholl went 2-0-0 with one shutout, a 0.50 goals-against against average and a save percentage of .983 in two appearances against Utah last week.

The 25-year-old stopped all 24 shots he faced in a 4-0 win on Friday and made 34 saves in a 2-1 victory on Saturday.

Under contract to Texas of the American Hockey League, Sholl is tied for the ECHL lead with 21 wins, leads the league with 1,982 minutes played, is tied for second with four shutouts, ranks third with 860 saves, is fourth with a 2.24 goals-against average and is sixth with a .921 save percentage.

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