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ECHL Announces Player and Goaltender of the Week for February 5-11

PRINCETON, N.J. – Garrett Thompson of the Fort Wayne Komets has been selected as the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week and Martin Ouellette of the Florida Everblades has been selected as the CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for the week of Feb. 5-11.

Thompson scored two goals, added six assists and was a +8 last week helping the Komets to a 3-0-1 record.

The 27-year-old dished out a pair of assists in a 9-3 win against Wichita on Wednesday, tallied four points (2g-2a) in an 8-4 victory over the Thunder on Friday and picked up two assists in a 5-1 win at Quad City on Saturday.

A native of Traverse City, Michigan, Thompson is tied for fourth in the ECHL with 53 points (21g-32a) in 46 games this season.

Thompson has posted 129 points (52g-77a) in 146 career games with Fort Wayne while adding 30 points (13g-17a) in 104 career American Hockey League games with Binghamton and San Antonio.

Prior to turning pro, Thompson recorded 87 points (42g-45a) in 139 career games at Ferris State University.

Ouellette went 3-0-0 with one shutout, a 0.67 goals-against average and a save percentage of .975 in three appearances last week.

The 26-year-old turned aside 29 shots in a 3-1 win at Orlando on Wednesday, stopped all 19 shots he faced in a 4-0 victory against Allen on Friday and made 22 saves in 4-1 win over the Americans on Saturday.

A native of Saint-Hippolyte, Quebec, Ouellette has seen action 26 games with the Everblades this season and is tied for second in the league with 20 wins, is tied for third with a 2.13 goals-against average and is tied for eighth with a .918 save percentage.

Under contract to Charlotte of the American Hockey League, Ouellette has appeared in 118 career ECHL games with Florida and Reading posting an overall record of 69-37-9 with seven shutouts, a 2.50 goals-against average and a save percentage of .913. He has also played in 21 career AHL games with Lehigh Valley, where he is 11-5-0 with two shutouts, a 2.30 goals-against average and a .927 save percentage.

Prior to turning pro, Ouellette played four seasons at the University of Maine, where he appeared in 82 career games and went 28-33-14 with seven shutouts, a 2.52 goals-against average and a save percentage of .913.

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February 14, 2018

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