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Rapid City's Fiore Named Inglasco/ECHL Player of the Week

December 3, 2019 - ECHL (ECHL) News Release

PRINCETON, N.J. - Giovanni Fiore of the Rapid City Rush is the Inglasco ECHL Player of the Week for Nov. 25-Dec. 1.

Fiore scored four goals - including two game-winners, added three assists and was a +5 in three games at Idaho last week.

The 23-year-old tallied three assists in a 4-3 overtime loss on Wednesday, scored two goals in a 4-3 win on Friday and added two more goals in a 4-2 victory on Saturday.

Under a National Hockey League contract with the Arizona Coyotes, Fiore is tied for fifth in the ECHL with 12 goals, tied for fourth with 16 assists and third with 28 points in 22 games with the Rush this season.

Fiore has recorded 48 points (28g-20a) in 118 career American Hockey League games with Tucson and San Diego, and also has appeared in one NHL game with the Anaheim Ducks.

Prior to turning pro, Fiore tallied 224 points (114g-110a) in 281 career games in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with Cape Breton, Shawinigan, Drummondville and Acadie-Bathurst.

On behalf of Giovanni Fiore, a case of pucks will be donated to a Rapid City youth hockey organization by Inglasco, the exclusive puck supplier of the ECHL. Since beginning its sponsorship of the award in 2000-01, Inglasco has donated more than 41,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.

Runners Up: David Vallorani, Brampton (3 gp, 3g, 3a, 6 pts.) and Tyler Spezia, Toledo (3 gp, 3g, 3a, 6 pts.).

Also Nominated: Shawn St-Amant (Fort Wayne), Anthony Nellis (Idaho), Emerson Clark (Jacksonville), Ryan Van Stralen (Kansas City), Felix Lauzon (Utah) and Ryan Scarfo (Wheeling).

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