Bowman is AMI Graphics ECHL Plus Performer of the Month

Colorado Eagles’ defenseman Collin Bowman is the AMI Graphics ECHL Plus Performer of the Month for January after leading the league lead with a plus-minus rating of +14.

Bowman posted an even or better rating in 10 of his 11 games in January including a +4 in a 7-2 win against Alaska on Jan. 30 and a +3 in a 6-3 victory over Utah on Jan. 27.

The 24-year-old is second among ECHL defensemen with 12 goals and is tied for second among blue liners with 31 points in 42 games this season. His +18 rating is tied for fourth among defensemen and is second on the Eagles.

A native of Littleton, Colo., Bowman has 129 points (43g-86a) in 225 career ECHL games with Colorado, Bakersfield and San Francisco and he has participated in two ECHL All-Star Games (2013 and 2015). Bowman has added eight points (2g-6a) in 21 career American Hockey League games with Iowa.

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

Runners Up: Darryl Bootland and Trent Daavettila, Colorado (+11); Jesse Root, Missouri (+11) and Shane Berschbach, Toledo (+11).

Top Plus Performer(s) for Each Club: Adirondack - Patch Alber (+7); Alaska - Garrett Haar and Davis Vandane (+3); Allen - Nolan Descoteaux (+7); Atlanta - Mike Merrifield and Joe Stejskal (+3); Brampton - Chris Auger and Travis Brown (+3); Cincinnati - Andrew Yogan (+9); Elmira - Tyler Gjurich, Spiro Goulakos and Allan McPherson (+1); Evansville - Michael Trebish (+3); Florida - Brant Harris (+8); Fort Wayne - Cody Sol (+8); Greenville - Justin DaSilva (+4); Idaho - Emil Molin (+7); Indy - Ben Marshall and Nick Petrecki (+6); Kalamazoo - Brett Ponich (+6); Manchester - Maxim Kitsyn (+10); Norfolk - Ben Betker and Steven Whitney (+6); Orlando - Rylan Schwartz (+9); Quad City - Matt Carey (+3); Rapid City - Garrett Clarke and Destry Straight (+1); Reading - Yannick Tifu (+6); South Carolina - Paul Rodrigues (+8); Tulsa - Phil Brewer and Dan DeSalvo (+6); Utah - Josh Macdonald (+7); Wheeling - Mickael Beauregard (+3) and Wichita - Dalton Reum (+2).


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