Buzzeo named CCM/ECHL Player of the Month

Atlanta Gladiators’ forward Justin Buzzeo has been named the CCM ECHL Player of the Month for November.


Buzzeo scored seven goals and added 14 assists for 21 points in 14 games during the month.


The 26-year-old had at least one point in each of the first 12 games in November, including seven multi-point games. He had three points on Nov. 12 (2g-1a) and Nov. 13 (1g-3a) at Norfolk. Buzzeo was named the ECHL Player of the Week for the week ending Nov. 13 after posting nine points (5g-4a) in four games.


A native of Windsor, Ontario, Buzzeo leads the ECHL with 28 points and is tied for second with 20 assists in 22 games this season. Buzzeo has tallied 59 points (20g-39a) in 92 career games with the Gladiators.


Prior to turning pro, Buzzeo recorded 68 points (29g-39a) in 122 career games at Ferris State University.


Runners Up: Andrew Yogan, Cincinnati (11 gp, 9g, 7a, 16 pts.), Denver Manderson, Orlando (13 gp, 7g, 11a, 18 pts.) and Alexis Loiseau, Wichita (11 gp, 11g, 5a, 16 pts).


Also Nominated: Ty Loney (Adirondack), Kenton Miller (Elmira), Brant Harris (Florida), Shawn Szydlowski (Fort Wayne), Jefferson Dahl (Idaho), Alex Wideman (Indy), Olivier Labelle (Reading), Steve Weinstein (South Carolina), A.J. Jenks (Toledo), Adam Pleskach (Tulsa), Tim Daly (Utah) and Jordan Kwas (Wheeling).




October           Casey Pierro-Zabotel, Colorado Eagles