Sorkin is AMI Graphics/ECHL Plus Performer of the Month

Wheeling Nailers’ forward Nick Sorkin is the AMI Graphics ECHL Plus Performer of the Month for January after leading the league with a plus-minus rating of +17.

Sorkin posted an even or better rating in each of his 14 games during the month, including a +3 on Jan. 13 vs. Norfolk, Jan. 20 at Worcester and Jan. 24 against Kalamazoo.

The 26-year-old is tied for the Nailers’ team lead in plus-minus with a +14 rating and has tallied 37 points (6g-31a) in 39 games this season.

A native of Rockville, Maryland, Sorkin has recorded 94 points (20g-74a) in 101 career games with Wheeling while adding 26 points (12g-14a) in 85 career American Hockey League games with Hamilton, San Diego and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

Prior to turning pro, Sorkin posted 98 points (34g-64a) in 142 career games at the University of New Hampshire.

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

Runner-Up: Eric Sweetman, Idaho (+13).

Top Plus Performer(s) for Each Club: Adirondack - Mathieu Brodeur (+8); Allen - David Makowski (+4); Atlanta - Rick Pinkston and Lindsay Sparks (+8); Brampton - Willie Corrin (+8); Cincinnati - Alex Kile (+4); Colorado - Matt Register (+10); Florida - Logan Roe (+11); Fort Wayne - Ryan Lowney (+9); Greenville - Brenden Kotyk (+1); Indy - Michael Neal and Josh Shalla (+8); Jacksonville - Garrett Klotz (+3); Kalamazoo - Brendan Bradley (+6); Kansas City - Tyler Elbrecht (+5); Manchester - Spencer Watson (+6); Norfolk - Darik Angeli and Grant Besse (+5); Orlando - Sean Zimmerman (+6)’ Quad City - Greg Amlong (+3); Rapid City - Riley Weselowski (+9); Reading - Brian Morgan and Mark Naclerio (+4); South Carolina - Danny Federico (+7); Toledo - Shane Berschbach (+9); Tulsa - Chris Joyaux (+4); Utah - Ryan Olsen (+4); Wichita - Kevin Dufour (+7); and Worceseter - Connor Doherty (+5).