Megan scored six goals, added three assists and was a +6 as the Cyclones won all three games last week, improving to 6-0-0 on the season.
The 23-year old had two goals and an assist in each of Cincinnati’s three road wins last week – 4-3 at Toledo on Wednesday, 7-0 at Evansville on Friday and a 5-4 shootout win at Kalamazoo on Sunday. He scored the game-winning goal in Friday’s victory against the IceMen.
A fifth-round selection (138th overall) of the Florida Panthers in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, Megan leads ECHL rookies with six goals and 12 points, and is second among first-year players in plus-minus at +10. His six goals are tied for third overall in the league while his 12 points are tied for second.
A native of Canton, N.Y., Megan made his pro debut last season, scoring one goal in 13 games with the San Antonio Rampage of the American Hockey League. Prior to turning pro, he played four years at Boston University where he scored 83 points (49g-34a) in 151 games.
On behalf of Wade Megan, a case of pucks will be donated to a Cincinnati youth hockey organization by Sher-Wood Hockey, the exclusive puck supplier of the ECHL. Since beginning its sponsorship of the award in 2000-01, Sher-Wood Hockey has donated more than 29,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.
Runner Up: Peter Sivak, Alaska (3 gp, 4g, 6a, 10 pts.).
Also Nominated: Chris Auger (Fort Wayne), Josh Currie (Gwinnett), Tommy Grant (Idaho), Yanni Gourde (Kalamazoo), Derek Couture (Ontario), C.J. Severyn (Orlando), Scott Campbell (South Carolina), Ryan Hayes (Stockton), Trevor Parkes (Toledo), David Vallorani (Utah) and Carter Rowney (Wheeling).
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