He had a pretty good week.
The Central Hockey League announced today that Colorado forward Riley Nelson has been named the Oakley Central Hockey League Player of the Week for the period ending January 30, 2011.
In recognition of his achievement, Nelson will receive a special gift from Oakley. To learn more about the wide range of Oakley products, visit www.oakley.com.
The Cranbrook, British Columbia native helped his team to a perfect 4-0 week scoring seven goals with two assists and a +8 plus/minus rating. Two of Nelson's seven goal served as the game winners for the Eagles. He started the week with a goal in Colorado's 4-1 win at Tulsa and then really picked up the pace in the Eagles three straight games in Arizona versus the Sundogs. The 5-9, 179-pound forward had multiple-point efforts in all three games highlighted by a hat trick and an assist in Sunday's 5-2 win.