Noebels named Reebok Hockey ECHL Rookie of the Month

PRINCETON, N.J. – Trenton Titans forward Marcel Noebels is the Reebok Hockey ECHL Rookie of the Month for December.


The 20-year-old scored nine goals and added 12 assists for 21 points in 14 games during December, as the Titans went 7-4-3 in the month.


Noebels tallied at least one point in 12 of 14 games during December, and had five multi-point games, including four points (3g-1a) in a 7-6 win against Elmira on Dec. 1, three points (1g-2a) in a 5-2 win at Fort Wayne on Dec. 22 and three assists in a 5-4 loss at Reading on Dec. 28.


Under contract to the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, Noebles leads the Titans, and all ECHL rookies, with 30 points (11g-19a) in 31 games.


A native of Toenisvorst, Germany, Noebels played the previous two seasons with Seattle and Portland in the Western Hockey League, scoring 112 points (48g-64a) in 128 games.


Runners Up: Adam Brown, Colorado (4-1-0, 1.76 GAA, .936 save pct.), Ryan Zapolski, South Carolina (6-1-0, 1.50 GAA, .944 save pct.) and Cody Reichard, Stockton (4-1-3, 2.19 GAA, .935 save pct.).


Also Nominated: John McFarland (Cincinnati), Paul Karpowich (Evansville), Matt Firman (Fort Wayne), Andrew Yogan (Greenville), Evan Bloodoff (Gwinnett), Austin Fyten (Idaho), Alexandre Mallet (Kalamazoo), Stanislav Galiev (Reading), Dean Ouellet (San Francisco) and Terry Broadhurst (Toledo).



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