SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins centre Tyler Kennedy was named American Hockey League player of the week on Tuesday.
Kennedy had three goals and two assists for five points in three games last week.
He opened the season with a goal and two assists in a 5-4 victory over Hershey last Wednesday. He scored twice in a 3-2 win over Syracuse on Saturday.
Kennedy scored the decisive goal in both victories, the first two game-winners of his career.