Brock Hooton (RW)
Draft: 2002, Ottawa, Round 5 (150th overall)
Acquired: Signed to a Professional Tryout Contract by Norfolk on 03/04/09
Named 2008-09 Reading (ECHL) Offensive Player of the Year (Fan’s Choice Awards)…Tied for fifth in the ECHL with four shorthanded goals in 2008-09…Finished fifth on Reading (ECHL) in scoring in 2008-09…Had a three-game point streak (1G, 2A) from 03/13 to 03/15/09…Netted his first Norfolk goal on 03/13/09 at Binghamton…Registered his first Norfolk point and his first career AHL assist on 03/06/09 vs. Lowell…Made his Norfolk debut on 03/04/09 at Philadelphia…Was leading Reading (ECHL) in scoring and was second in goals & assists at the time of his signing…Netted his first career AHL goal on 01/04/09 with Providence vs. Houston (Barry Brust)…Made his AHL debut on 01/03/09 with Providence at Springfield.
2007-08: Tied for the ECHL lead with four game-winning goals in the 2008 Kelly Cup Playoffs…Led the ECHL in shorthanded goals with three in the 2008 Kelly Cup Playoffs…2007-08 Reading Royals Team Most Valuable Player (Fan’s Choice Awards)… Led Reading in goals and points in 2007-08 and was tied for team lead in game-winning goals (5), power play goals (10) and shorthanded goals (3). 2006-07: Scored his first pro/ECHL goal on 11/28/06 with Phoenix vs. Utah (Sean Fields)… Notched an assist in his pro/ECHL debut on 11/14/06 with Phoenix vs. Las Vegas.