PRINCETON, N.J. – Atlantic City Boardwalk Bullies center Derek Edwardson is the CCM Vector ECHL Rookie of the Month for November.
After scoring two points (1g-1a) in his first five games, the 5-9 and 180-pound Edwardson led Atlantic City with eight goals and tied for the league lead with 18 points in November, scoring a point in all but three games as the Boardwalk Bullies went 10-2-1.
The 23-year-old Edwardson leads ECHL rookies in scoring with 19 points and is tied for the rookie lead with seven power-play points. He is tied for second among rookies in goals (9), assists (10) and power-play assists (5). He leads the league in plus-minus rating (+12) while ranking fifth overall in scoring and tied for fifth overall in goals.
In the final game of the month, Edwardson had his first multiple-goal game and his first hat trick, finishing with four points (3g-1a) and a plus-minus rating of +4 in a 6-3 win against Trenton on November 27. He finished November with a four-game scoring streak, registering a team-leading five goals and 10 points.