Former Vernon Vipers defenceman Garrett Noonan has been named the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) Player of the Week.
Noonan is in his second season with the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) Cincinnati Cyclones. Noonan has split this season with the Cyclones and the American Hockey League (AHL) Milwaukee Admirals. In 17 games with Milwaukee Noonan has one assist, in 53 games with Cincinnati Noonan has (8-goals-32-assists-40-points).
Noonan split last season between the East Coast Hockey League & American Hockey League. Noonan played 40 games with Milwaukee collecting (4-goals-5-assists-9-points) also played 23 games with Cincinnati picking up (1-goal-9-assists-10-points).
After four seasons at Boston University Noonan signed a Entry-Level Deal with the Nashville Predators on April 22nd 2014 also signed an amateur try-out contract (ATO) with the American Hockey League (AHL) Milwaukee Admirals. Noonan was drafted by Nashville in Round 4 #112 overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. Noonan played one season in Vernon (2009-2010) in 58 regular season games with the Vipers Noonan collected (2-goals-16-assists-18-points).
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NOONAN NAMED LEAGUE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
For Immediate Release: February 16, 2016
Fourth Defenseman Since 2010-11 to Earn Weekly Honor
Cincinnati, OH- The ECHL has announced that Cyclones defenseman Garrett Noonan has been named the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week, for the week of February 8-14. Noonan recorded a pair of goals and dished out five assists over four games last week, helping Cincinnati to a four-game winning streak. Noonan is just the fourth defenseman since the 2010-11 season to be selected as League Player of the Week.
A native of Norfolk, MA, Noonan kicked off his monster week with back-to-back two-point performances, recording a goal and an assist in Cincinnati’s 4-1 win over the Kalamazoo Wings on Wednesday, and adding a power play goal and an assist on the game-winning tally in the Cyclones’ 6-5 win over the Ft. Wayne Komets on Friday. He then dished out an assist in Saturday’s 2-0 win over the Evansville IceMen, and added two more helpers in Sunday’s 4-3 overtime win over Evansville, including one on the game-winning tally.
Currently in his second professional season, Noonan leads all Cyclones defenseman, and is 14th amongst League blueliners in scoring with 26 points (5g, 21a). He is currently riding a four-game point streak, accounting for a pair of goals and five assists in that span, and has recorded nine points (2g, 7a) over his last six games played.
On behalf of Noonan, a case of pucks will be donated to a Cincinnati 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 33,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.
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