Bowman, Vause share AMI Graphics ECHL Plus Performer of the Month


Colorado Eagles defenseman Collin Bowman and forward Taylor Vause are the AMI Graphics ECHL Plus Performers of the Month for October after sharing the league lead with a plus-minus rating of +9.


Bowman posted a plus rating in five of six games in October, and was +3 in 3-2 win at Rapid City on Oct. 18 and in a 6-2 victory at Utah on Oct. 31.


Vause was even or better in each of Colorado’s six games in the month, posting a +4 on Oct. 31 at Utah, and posting a +2 on Oct. 18 at Rapid City and on Oct. 25 against Utah.


Bowman has 65 points (18g-47a) in 172 career ECHL games with Colorado, San Francisco and Bakersfield.


Vause, who has nine points (5g-2a) in seven games this season, has posted 23 points (15g-8a) in 28 career ECHL games with Colorado and Idaho. The 23-year-old has 28 points (8g-20a) in 84 career American Hockey League games with Texas.


In recognition of their accomplishment, AMI Graphics will present Collin Bowman and Taylor Vause with a personalized Plus Performer of the Month Banner during an on-ice ceremony at an upcoming Eagles’ home game.


Runners Up: Ty Wishart, Evansville (+6); Drew Daniels, Fort Wayne (+6); Charlie Dodero, Idaho (+6); Isaac Macleod, Kalamazoo (+6) and Stefan Della Rovere, Orlando (+6).


Top Plus Performer(s) for Each Club: Alaska – Corbin Baldwin (+3); Allen – Ian Schultz (+3); Bakersfield – Kellen Jones (+4); Brampton – Antoine Corbin and Tyler Donati (+1); Cincinnati – Joe Basaraba (+5); Elmira – Brayden Irwin (+5); Florida – Brant Harris (+2); Greenville – Vinny Saponari (+4); Gwinnett – J.P. Labardo and Bretton Stamler (+3); Indy – Ildar Telyakov (+3); Missouri – Colten Hayes and Justin Kirsch (+1); Ontario – Zach Bell and Tyler Spurgeon (+3); Quad City – Justin Fox, Jeff Lee and Mike Monfredo (+2); Rapid City – Winston Day Chief, Sean Erickson, Jake Hauswirth and Alex Szczechura (+2); Reading – Olivier Labelle (+5); South Carolina – Cody Sylvester (+3); Stockton – Robin Soudek (+4); Toledo – Joe Houk (+3); Tulsa – Nathan Lutz and Adam Pleskach (+5); Utah – Brent Gwidt (0); Wheeling – Zach Yuen (+2) and Wichita – Michael Trebish (+4).