|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 1, 2013
|MORE INFORMATION: Joe Babik, ECHL Director of Communications, (609) 452-0770, x-16|
Las Vegas' Blackwater is AMI Graphics ECHL Plus Performer of the Month
Blackwater was even or better in 12 of Las Vegas’ 13 games in February, and posted a +3 on four occasions - Feb. 1 vs. Alaska, Feb. 8 at Bakersfield, Feb. 13 at Utah and Feb. 15 vs. Idaho.
The 25-year old has 42 points (15g-27a) and is a +10 in 53 games with the Wranglers this season. A native of Lethbridge, Alberta, Blackwater has 176 points (69g-107a) in 211 regular-season games with Las Vegas, Stockton and Fresno and he has added 25 points (7g-18a) in 32 Kelly Cup Playoff games.
Runner Up: Jordon Southorn, Elmira (+12).
Top Plus Performer(s) for Each Club: Alaska - Sean Curry and Steve Ward (+8); Bakersfield - Jacob Lagace (+6); Cincinnati - David Pacan (+8); Colorado - Jarrett Rush (+6); Evansville - Donnie Harris (+3); Florida - Matthew Pistilli and Dan Milan (+6); Fort Wayne - Eric Giosa (+5); Greenville - Marc-Olivier Vallerand (+6); Gwinnett - Corey Fienhage (+7); Idaho - Matt Case (+7); Kalamazoo - Aaron Clarke (+9); Ontario - Matthew Clune (+9); Orlando - Ryan Cruthers and C.J. Severyn (+5); Reading - Joel Champagne and T.J. Syner (+3); San Francisco - Marek Viedensky (+2); South Carolina - Hunter Bishop (+6); Stockton - Brandon Davidson (+5); Toledo - Phil Rauch (+11); Trenton - Mike Ullrich (+5); Utah - Ian Schultz (+1) and Wheeling - Jordy Trottier (0).