Diego Cuglietta named ECHL Player of the Week
PRINCETON, N.J. – Diego Cuglietta of the Utah Grizzlies is the Inglasco ECHL Player of the Week for Dec. 11-13.
Cuglietta scored one goal and added three assists for four points in two games at Rapid City last week.
The 25-year-old had two assists in a 6-4 loss on Friday and notched the game-winning goal while adding another assist in a 3-1 win on Saturday.
A native of Kamloops, British Columbia, Cuglietta has recorded nine points (3g-6a) in 13 career ECHL games with Utah and Idaho while adding five points (2g-3a) in 26 career games with Texas of the American Hockey League.
Prior to turning pro, Cuglietta tallied 100 points (50g-50a) in 147 career games at Lake Superior State University.
On behalf of Diego Cuglietta, a case of pucks will be donated to a Utah 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 43,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.
The Grizzlies home opening weekend is December 18th and 19th as they host the Tulsa Oilers. Capacity is limited to 1,800 fans to start the season. Tickets are available at utahgrizzlies.com or by calling (801) 988-8000.