Reading's Urban is AMI Graphics ECHL Plus Performer of the Month
Urban was even or better in 12 of his 15 games during the month, including a career-high +5 in the Royals’ season finale on March 31 against Trenton. He posted a +3 rating in back-to-back games against the Titans on March 24 and 25, and was a +2 on March 2 against Elmira and on March 17 against Wheeling.
The 23-year-old finished the season with a +15 rating, and was third among ECHL defensemen with 47 points (12g-35a). He finished second among rookies with 17 power-play assists and was tied for second among first-year players with 22 power-play points.
A native of Pittsburgh, Pa., Urban has 56 points (15g-41a) in 86 career games with Reading. Prior to turning pro, he played four seasons at Robert Morris University, tallying 112 points (28g-84a) in 136 career games.
Top Plus Performer(s) for Each Club: Alaska - Wes Goldie and Brian Swanson (+6); Bakersfield - Justin Pender (+7); Chicago - Steven Delisle (+4); Cicninnati - Mathieu Aubin (+12); Colorado - Adam Chorneyko, Alex Penner and Aaron Schneekloth (+1); Elmira - Dustin Gazley (+12); Greenville - Brandon Wong (+9); Gwinnett - Justin Milo (+9); Idaho - Marty Flichel and Chad Nehring (+4); Las Vegas - Judd Blackwater and Adam Miller (+8); Ontario - Pat Bowen (+10); South Carolina - Dustin Stevenson (+5); Stockton - Jordan Fulton (+9); Toledo - David Toews (+4); Trenton - Drew Akins and Mitch Versteeg (+1); Utah - Josh Burrows (+9) and Wheeling - Matt Schepke (+6).
|October ||Joe Sova||Kalamazoo Wings |
|November||Russ Sinkewich||Alaska Aces|
|December||Chad Costello||Colorado Eagles|
|January||Pierre-Luc O’Brien||South Carolina Stingrays|
|February||Joey Sides||Colorado Eagles|