Fort Wayne Komets’ forward Shawn Szydlowski has been named the CCM ECHL Player of the Month for March.
Szydlowski scored six goals, added 14 assists and was a +11 in 13 games during the month.
The 25-year-old tallied at least one point in 10 of his 14 games and had seven multi-point games, including a five-assist effort in an 8-2 win at Alaska on March 12.
A native of St. Clair Shores, Mich., Szydlowski ranks third in the ECHL with 49 assists and 73 points in 60 games this season.
Szydlowski has recorded 176 points (74g-102a) in 185 career ECHL games with Fort Wayne and Gwinnett and last season, earned a spot on the All-ECHL First Team when he had 74 points (38g-36a) in 57 games. He has added nine points (1g-8a) in 73 career American Hockey League games with Portland, Rochester, Binghamton, Lake Erie and Norfolk.
Prior to turning pro, Szydlowski tallied 197 points (94g-103a) in 258 career games with Erie of the Ontario Hockey League.
Runners Up: Trent Daavettila, Colorado (13 gp, 7g, 9a, 16 pts.), Kevin Goumas, Reading (8 gp, 6g, 8a, 14 pts.) and Cody Wydo, Wheeling (13 gp, 8g, 10a, 18 pts.).
Also Nominated: Ryan Penny (Evansville), Joe Basaraba (Idaho), Peter Schneider (Indy), Rylan Schwartz (Orlando), Olivier Archambault (Quad City), Josh Shalla (Toledo) and Alex Krushelnyski (Utah).