Evansville Icemen Player of the Week: Dan Gendur
Position: RIGHT WING
Birthplace: VANCOUVER, B.C.
This is his fifth pro season and his initial campaign with the IceMen. The 2011-12 season was his best thus far in the pro ranks. With the CHL Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees, finished 7th in league scoring, collecting 73-points in 62-games on 28-goals, 45-assists with 59-PIM and +3 rating. Topped his team in assists (45) while ranking runner-up in goals with 28. Among the CHL league-leaders as his 287-SOG ranked CHL second best; his 21-PPA tied for third most. Finished 7th overall among CHL Three Stars Leaders. For his former Rio Grande club, ranked #2 in GWG with 6 including 1-OT/GWG; #3 in PPG also with 6. His 2-SHG shared the team leadership and 3/9 OTSO was second best for the Bees. In the playoffs, matched the CHL league high with a 3-game goal-scoring streak with 3(3-2-5) in that span. His second coming to the ECHL, having seen action at the inception of his pro career in 2008 with the Victoria Salmon Kings, earning a berth on the league All-Star Team and winning the league’s “Fastest Skater” Award in the ECHL All-Stars skills competition. Prior to pro career, claimed the Team MVP Award for two consecutive seasons (2006-07, 2007-08) with the WHL Everett (Wash.) Silvertips, leading the team in scoring in ’07-08 with 84-points in 60-games on team-highs of 29-goals, 55-assists and +14 rating. In 2006-07, was 61(22-27-49) with +20 rating which ranked runner-up on the club. Gendur’s pro career totals: 200-games; 53-goals; 106-assists; 159-points; 207-PIM. Former 7th round pick of the Vancouver Canucks in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.