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Cincinnati's Aubin Named In Glas Co ECHL Player Of The Week

February 26, 2008 - ECHL (ECHL) News Release

PRINCETON, N.J. - Cincinnati right wing Mathieu Aubin is the In Glas Co ECHL Player of the Week for Feb. 18-24.

The 6-foot-3 and 204-pound forward had five goals and eight points in three games to help the Cyclones go 3-0-0 and extend their winning streak to an ECHL record 15 games.

After scoring the game winner on the power play in a 3-2 overtime win against Dayton on Feb. 21, the 21 year old had a season-high four points (1g-3a) in a 5-2 win against Johnstown on Feb. 22. He ended the week scoring two power-play goals and registering a goal in the shootout as the Cyclones beat Elmira 5-4 on Feb. 23.

Drafted in the fifth round (130th overall) by Montreal in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft and under NHL contract to the Canadiens, Aubin has 27 points (16g-11a) and 36 penalty minutes in 26 games with Cincinnati while also playing in the American Hockey League where he has six points (2g-4a) and eight penalty minutes in 20 games with Hamilton.

In his first professional season in 2006-07, the Sorel, Quebec native had 37 points (12g-25a) and 32 penalty minutes in 38 regular season games and nine points (4g-5a) and 10 penalty minutes in 10 Kelly Cup Playoff games for the Cyclones. He also played in the AHL as a rookie and had five points (2g-3a) and four penalty minutes in 17 games with Hamilton.

Prior to turning professional, Aubin had 190 points (85g-105a) and 121 penalty minutes in 187 regular season games and 18 points (7g-11a) and 12 penalty minutes in 21 playoff games with Lewiston in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

On behalf of Mathieu Aubin, a case of pucks will be donated to a Cincinnati area youth hockey organization by In Glas Co, the exclusive puck supplier for the ECHL. Since beginning its sponsorship of the award in 2000-01, In Glas Co has donated more than 19,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.

Runners up: Jeff Campbell, Gwinnett (3 gp, 3g, 5a, 8 pts) and Dany Roussin, Reading (4gp, 4g, 3a, 7 pts).

Also Nominated: Bobby Bolt (Augusta), Ryan Smyth (Dayton), Kirk MacDonald (Florida), Brady Leisenring (Fresno), Adam Berti (Pensacola), Chris Chaput (South Carolina), Joe Rooney (Trenton) and Rob Sirianni (Utah).

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