PRINCETON, N.J. – Alex Leavitt of the Alaska Aces is the CCM Vector ECHL Rookie of the Month for January.
The 5-foot-10 and 175-pound center had two game-winning goals with 19 assists and 23 points in 14 games as the Aces went 12-2-0 to move into first place in the ECHL with 69 points and a 33-6-3 record.
Leavitt, who turned 22-years-old on Jan. 31, scored in the first four games of the month (2g-6a), including a career-high two goals and four points at San Diego on Jan. 8. The four-game streak at the beginning of the month extended his career-best scoring streak to 10 games (3g-16a) and his career-best assist streak to 10 games (16a). He also had a six-game scoring streak (2g-11a) that included a career-high and team season-high four assists and five points in a 6-3 win against Stockton on Jan. 21.
Leavitt, who scored a goal to help the National Conference win 7-6 in the ECHL All-Star Game on Jan. 25, has had 10 multiple-assist games and leads the ECHL with 39 assists while he ranks second among league rookies and tied for sixth overall with 49 points (10g-39a) in 43 games.