Cincinnati's Shalla Is AMI Graphics ECHL Plus Performer of the Month
April 16, 2014 - ECHL (ECHL) News Release
PRINCETON, N.J. - Cincinnati Cyclones forward Josh Shalla is the AMI Graphics ECHL Plus Performer of the Month for April after leading the league with a plus-minus rating of +10 during the month.
Shalla was even or better in all seven games in April. He was a +3 on April 5 at Fort Wayne and on April 11 against Wheeling and posted a +2 on April 3 against Evansville.
The 23-year-old had 30 points (14g-16a) and was third on the Cyclones in plus-minus with a +20 in 29 games this season. He also posted four points (2g-2a) in 26 games with Milwaukee of the American Hockey League.
A fourth-round selection (94th overall) of the Nashville Predators in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, Shalla has 58 points (35g-23a) in 66 career games with Cincinnati and he has added 16 points (5g-11a) in 58 career games with Milwaukee.
In recognition of his accomplishment, AMI Graphics will present Josh Shalla with a personalized Plus Performer of the Month Banner.
Runner Up: Mike Little, Florida (+8).
Top Plus Performer(s) for Each Club: Alaska - Peter Sivak (+7); Bakersfield - Erik Burgdoerfer and Chase Schaber (+5); Colorado - Mark Nemec (+4); Elmira - Zach McCullough (+3); Evansville - Zach Currie, Donnie Harris and Daultan Leveille (+2); Fort Wayne - Simon Danis-Pepin (+5); Greenville - Sean Berkstresser, Bretton Cameron, Brad Cole and Samuel Noreau (+2); Gwinnett - Eric Springer (+7); Idaho - Luke Judson (+3); Kalamazoo - Yannick Veilleux (+4); Las Vegas - Eddie DelGrosso and Nolan Julseth-White (+2); Ontario - Kyle Bigos, Rocco Carzo, Derek Couture, Maxim Kitsyn and Gasper Kopitar (+1); Orlando - Connor Goggin (+3); Reading - Mike Banwell (+7); South Carolina - Brendan Ellis, Dylan King, Jordan Owens and Kevin Quick (+2); Stockton - Joey Martin (+6); Toledo - Matt Abercrombie and Jesse Messier (+2); Utah - Charles Sarault (+4) and Wheeling - Dustin Stevenson (+7).
MONTH PLAYER TEAM
October Andrew Rowe Greenville Road Warriors
November Brandon MacLean Florida Everblades
December Daultan Leveille Evansville IceMen
January Peter Sivak Alaska Aces
February Justin Taylor / Yannick Veilleux Kalamazoo Wings
Jonathan Hazen Cincinnati Cyclones
March Jeremie Blain Kalamazoo Wings
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