Shalla was even or better in all seven games in April. He was a +3 on April 5 at Fort Wayne and on April 11 against Wheeling and posted a +2 on April 3 against Evansville.
The 23-year-old had 30 points (14g-16a) and was third on the Cyclones in plus-minus with a +20 in 29 games this season. He also posted four points (2g-2a) in 26 games with Milwaukee of the American Hockey League.
A fourth-round selection (94th overall) of the Nashville Predators in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, Shalla has 58 points (35g-23a) in 66 career games with Cincinnati and he has added 16 points (5g-11a) in 58 career games with Milwaukee.
Runner Up: Mike Little, Florida (+8).
Top Plus Performer(s) for Each Club: Alaska – Peter Sivak (+7); Bakersfield – Erik Burgdoerfer and Chase Schaber (+5); Colorado – Mark Nemec (+4); Elmira – Zach McCullough (+3); Evansville – Zach Currie, Donnie Harris and Daultan Leveille (+2); Fort Wayne – Simon Danis-Pepin (+5); Greenville – Sean Berkstresser, Bretton Cameron, Brad Cole and Samuel Noreau (+2); Gwinnett – Eric Springer (+7); Idaho – Luke Judson (+3); Kalamazoo – Yannick Veilleux (+4); Las Vegas – Eddie DelGrosso and Nolan Julseth-White (+2); Ontario – Kyle Bigos, Rocco Carzo, Derek Couture, Maxim Kitsyn and Gasper Kopitar (+1); Orlando – Connor Goggin (+3); Reading – Mike Banwell (+7); South Carolina – Brendan Ellis, Dylan King, Jordan Owens and Kevin Quick (+2); Stockton – Joey Martin (+6); Toledo – Matt Abercrombie and Jesse Messier (+2); Utah – Charles Sarault (+4) and Wheeling – Dustin Stevenson (+7).
|October||Andrew Rowe||Greenville Road Warriors|
|November||Brandon MacLean||Florida Everblades|
|December||Daultan Leveille||Evansville IceMen|
|January||Peter Sivak||Alaska Aces|
|February||Justin Taylor/Yannick Veilleux||Kalamazoo Wings|
|Jonathan Hazen||Cincinnati Cyclones|
|March||Jeremie Blain||Kalamazoo Wings|