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Former Seawolves winger Wiles is ECHL Player of the Week

Doyle Woody,Adn Staff

Former UAA winger Sean Wiles today was named the ECHL Player of the Week after tearing it up for the Reading Royals in four wins.

Wiles went 4-4--8 and +8 in those four victories. In a 6-2 win over Wheeling, he went 3-1--4 and +5 -- that plus-minus tied a single-game high on the circuit this season.

In 17 games with Reading, the reigning Kelly Cup champs, Wiles owns 8-13--21 and +10 totals.

In Reading, Wiles plays with a slew of Alaska connections: Former Alaska Aces center Ethan Cox (4-4--8 and even in 30 games); former Aces center Ryan Cruthers (8-13--21 and +8 in 15 games); former UAF defenseman Bryant Molle (0-5--5 and +9 in 28 games); former Aces forward Tyler Ruegsegger (0-3--3 and -3 in nine games); and former UAF defenseman Aaron Gens (4-7--11 and -2 in 28 games).

Wiles has also played 11 games this season with AHL Bridgeport, furnishing one goal and a -1 rating. He's also run into several Alaska connections on that club: Former UAA and Aces winger Justin Johnson of Anchorage (1-2--3 and +1 in 30 games, with 154 penalty minutes to rank second on the circuit); former Aces forward Chris Bruton 2-1--3 and -5 in 29 games); and former Aces center Chris Langkow (0-5--5 and -8 in 27 games).


By DOYLE WOODY, adn.com
Anchorage