Blackwater is AMI Graphics ECHL Plus Performer of the Month


PRINCETON, N.J. – Las Vegas Wranglers forward Judd Blackwater is the AMI Graphics ECHL Plus Performer of the Month for February after leading the league with a plus-minus rating of +13.


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.


In recognition of his accomplishment, AMI Graphics will present Judd Blackwater with a personalized Plus Performer of the Month Banner during an on-ice ceremony at an upcoming Wranglers’ home game.


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).



October Drew MacKenzie Utah Grizzlies
November Kyle Kraemer Ontario Reign
December Andrej Nestrasil Toledo Walleye
January Dustin Gazley Elmira Jackals