01/09/2018 10:53 AM -
Princeton, NJ – Adirondack Thunder winger Shane Conacher has been named as the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Jan. 1-7.
Conacher scored three goals and added four assists for seven points last week, helping the Thunder extend their unbeaten streak to five games (4-0-1).
The 23-year-old tallied three points (2g-1a) in a 4-3 overtime win against Manchester on Wednesday, added two assists in a 4-3 shootout loss to Worcester on Friday, picked up a goal in a 2-1 victory against Brampton on Saturday and had an assist in a 4-2 win at Brampton on Sunday.
A native of Burlington, Ontario, Concacher ranks second on the Thunder with 29 points (8g-21a) in 28 games this season. He has also seen action in three games with Syracuse of the American Hockey League.
Conacher has recorded 40 points (10g-30a) in 53 career ECHL games with Adirondack and Orlando while adding three points (2g-1a) in 13 career AHL games with Syracuse and Toronto.
Prior to turning pro, Conacher notched 106 points (37g-69a) in 108 career games at Canisius College.
On behalf of Shane Conacher, a case of pucks will be donated to an Adirondack youth hockey organization by Sher-Wood Hockey, the exclusive puck supplier of the ECHL. Since beginning its sponsorship of the award in 2000-01, Sher-Wood Hockey has donated more than 37,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.
The Thunder continue on a three-game road trip on Wednesday as they head to Wheeling for a divisional matchup with the Nailers. Adirondack is home again at Cool Insuring Arena next Saturday as they take on the Reading Royals on Pink in the Rink night at 7:00 p.m. Visit or call 518-480-3355 x1 for tickets to tomorrow evening’s game or any upcoming Thunder home game. 
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The Adirondack Thunder are the proud members of the ECHL and will begin their 2017-18 season on October 14, 2017 at Cool Insuring Arena. The Thunder enter their third season of ECHL play, following two consecutive playoff berths, including reaching second round of the Kelly Cup Playoffs in 2016, the first time since 1994 that an Adirondack team won a playoff series. 

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