Leonard is AMI Graphics/ECHL Plus Performer of the Month

Fort Wayne Komets’ defenseman Curtis Leonard is the AMI Graphics ECHL Plus Performer of the Month for November after leading the league with a plus-minus rating of +14.


The 24-year-old posted an even or better rating in nine of 10 games during the month and was a +3 in a 6-4 win at Missouri on Nov. 11 and in a 5-1 victory over Quad City on Nov. 18.


A native of Napanee, Ontario, Leonard leads the ECHL with a +17 rating this season, finishing even or better in 14 of 15 games.


Leonard has five points (1g-4a) with the Komets this season and has tallied 14 points (2g-12a) in 72 career ECHL games with Fort Wayne, Reading and Evansville.


Prior to turning pro, Leonard recorded 43 points (9g-34a) in 151 career games at R.P.I.


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


Runners Up: Cody Sol, Fort Wayne and Brett Findlay, Orlando (+13)


Top Plus Performer(s) for Each Club: Adirondack – James Henry (+7); Alaska – Tim Wallace (+8); Allen – Joel Chouinard (+8); Atlanta – Josh Atkinson and Brock Higgs (+5); Brampton – Luc-Olivier Blain (+8); Cincinnati – Eric Knodel (+3); Colorado – Matt Register (+6); Elmira – Benjamin Dieude-Fauvel (+3); Florida – Mike Ferrantino and Peter Schneider (+7); Greenville – Matt Prapavessis (+5); Idaho – Travis Walsh (+7); Indy – Alex Wideman (+8); Kalamazoo – Kyle Blaney, Brian Hart, Blake Hietala and Guillaume Rioux-Legault (+1); Manchester – Daniel Ciampini (+10); Missouri – Kevin Tansey (+6); Norfolk – Alex Pompeo (+2); Quad City – Chris Francis, Kevin Gibson and Justin Kovacs (+4); Rapid City – Michael Young (+6); Reading – Nick Luukko (+6); South Carolina – Danny Federico (+11); Toledo – Jacob MacDonald, Evan Rankin and Dane Walters (+9); Tulsa – Adam Pleskach (+11); Utah – Tim Daly (+5); Wheeling – Kevin Schulze (+5) and Wichita – Nick Trecapelli (+4).




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