Ontario's Yellow Horn Named Reebok Hockey ECHL Player of the MonthFebruary 4, 2013 - ECHL (ECHL)
Yellow Horn scored 15 goals, added five assists and was a +8 in 15 games during January, helping the Reign to an 11-4-0 record during the month.
The 25-year-old scored at least one point in 10 of his 15 games during the month, and had five multi-point games in January. He tallied four points (3g-1a) in a 6-4 win against Utah on Jan. 4, scored two goals and added an assist in a 3-1 win at Alaska on Jan. 12, notched his second hat trick of the month in a 5-3 victory at Bakersfield on Jan. 15 and had two goals and an assist in a 5-3 win at Colorado on Jan. 26. Yellow Horn tallied three game-winning goals and added five power-play goals during the month.
A native of Lethbridge, Alberta, Yellow Horn leads the ECHL with 36 goals, 56 points and 10 game-winning goals and is second in the league with 11 power-play goals.
Yellow Horn has tallied 77 points (43g-34a) in 84 career ECHL games with Ontario, Stockton and Elmira.
Runners Up: Dustin Gazley, Elmira (11 gp, 5g, 12a, 17 pts.), Brayden Irwin, Florida (12 gp, 9g, 7a, 16 pts.) and Brendan Connolly, Greenville (11 gp, 7g, 8a, 15 pts).
Also Nominated: Peter Boyd (Bakersfield), Mathieu Aubin (Cincinnati), Todd Robinson (Evansville), Brett Smith (Fort Wayne), Alex Belzile (Gwinnett), Austin Fyten (Idaho), John Armstrong (Kalamazoo), Andrew Sarauer (Las Vegas), Michael Neal (Orlando), David Marshall (Reading), Peter Sivak (San Francisco), Chris Langkow (South Carolina), Cody Lampl (Toledo), Mitch Wahl (Utah) and Zach Hansen (Wheeling).
MONTH PLAYER TEAM
October Nick Petersen Orlando Solar Bears
November Chad Costello Colorado Eagles
December Yannick Tifu Reading Royals
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