|HUNTERSVILLE, NC - The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) on Tuesday announced Garrett Vermeersch of the Knoxville Ice Bears is the Easton Player of the Week for February 1-7.
Vermeersch scored five goals, including two with the man advantage, and added an assist as the Ice Bears won two of three games last week.
On Tuesday, the Macomb, MI native scored once in a 3-2 loss to Mississippi. Vermeersch came back on Friday with a pair of second period goals in Knoxville’s 4-3 win over Louisiana, before closing out the week on Saturday with another two-goal outing, as Knoxville defeated the IceGators 6-3.
Vermeersch, who was acquired in a trade with Peoria on December 23, was named to the All-SPHL Second Team and All-Rookie Team in 2013-2014, when he scored 57 points (27g, 30a) in 52 games for the Rivermen. Vermeersch has recorded seven points (six goals) in his last four games with the Ice Bears.
Also Nominated: Josh McQuade, Fayetteville (2 gp, 1g, 2a), Matt Robertson, Huntsville (3 gp, 1g, 3a), Luke Sandler, Louisiana (3 gp, 2g, 1a, 1 shg), Anton Lennartson, Macon (3 gp, 1g, 1a, 1 gwg), Cullen Bradshaw, Mississippi (3 gp, 2g, 2a, 1 gwg), Keegan Asmundson, Pensacola (1-0-0, 2.00 gaa, 26 saves) and David Jacobson, Peoria (2-0-0, 1.92 gaa, .931 save%)