Alaska’s Coffman named CCM ECHL Rookie of the Month


Alaska Aces forward Tim Coffman is the CCM ECHL Rookie of the Month for October.


The 25-year-old scored four goals, added three assists and was a +6 in five games during the month, helping the Aces to a 4-1-0 record to start the season. Coffman scored at least one point in four of his five games in October, highlighted by a four-point effort (2g-2a) in a 7-2 win at Las Vegas on Oct. 26.


A native of Elverson, Pa., Coffman is second among ECHL rookies with 11 points while he is tied for third among first-year players with four goals. He also leads all rookies in plus-minus with a +10.


Coffman made his pro debut with Greenville in 2011-12 after completing his collegiate career at Utica College. He has tallied 16 points (7g-9a) in 22 career games with the Aces and Road Warriors.


Runners Up: Wade Megan, Cincinnati (4 gp, 2g, 4a, 6 pts.), Kyle Bonis, Florida (6 gp, 5g, 2a, 7 pts.) and Dylan Wruck, Ontario (3 gp, 4g, 2a, 6 pts.).


Also Nominated: Mike Seidel (Evansville), Scott Fleming (Fort Wayne), Josh Currie (Gwinnett), William Rapuzzi (Idaho), Jordan Binnington (Kalamazoo), Christopher Gibson (Orlando), Marc Hagel (South Carolina) and Brent Gwidt (Utah).