Lowell, MA - Lock Monsters center Byron Ritchie has been named the Sher-wood AHL player of the week for the week ending October 28th, the American Hockey League announced today.
Ritchie posted a franchise record for points in a single game with six points in Friday night's 8-4 win over Portland, tallying two goals and four assists. He added a single goal and an assist in Saturday's 5-1 win over Springfield. Ritchie finished the weekend with an assist in Sunday's 2-2 tie against Portland.
Ritchie currently leads the Lock Monsters in point scoring with seven goals and eight assists in nine games. His 15 points also place him first in the American Hockey League.
In recognition of his accomplishments, Ritchie will receive a Sher-Wood leather jacket during an on ice presentation prior to an upcoming game. Sher-Wood will also donate five travel bags to the Nashua Panthers Youth Hockey organization. As the player of the week, Ritchie will participate in an on-line chat this Thursday at , the official web site of the American Hockey League.