McParland named CCM/ECHL Rookie of the Month

South Carolina Stingrays’ forward Steven McParland is the CCM ECHL Rookie of the Month for November.


The 25-year-old scored six goals, added seven assists and was a +6 in 11 games during the month.


A native of Terrace Bay, Ontario, McParland had at least one point in eight games in November, including a pair of three-point games as he tallied two goals and an assist in a 5-1 win at Orlando on Nov. 10 and had a goal and two assists in a 7-5 loss against Colorado on Nov. 19.


McParland is tied for sixth among ECHL rookies with 14 points (6g-8a) in 14 games this season. He made his pro debut late last season with Elmira, scoring three points (1g-3a) in four games.


Prior to turning pro, McParland recorded 44 points (14g-30a) in 129 career games at Providence College and was part of the Friars’ squad that captured the 2015 National Championship.


Runners Up: Brian Ward, Adirondack (12 gp, 6g, 4a, 10 pts.) and Jamie Phillips, Tulsa (7-2-1, 2.28 GAA, .928 save pct.).


Also Nominated: Josh Atkinson (Atlanta), Michael Ferrantino (Florida), Mike Cazzola (Fort Wayne), Will Merchant (Idaho), Anthony Beauregard (Indy), Tony Cameranesi (Orlando), Steven Swavely (Reading), Tylor Spink (Toledo), Carlos Amestoy (Utah), Kevin Schulze (Wheeling) and Nick Trecapelli (Wichita).




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