Shalla is AMI Graphics ECHL Plus Performer of the Month


Cincinnati Cyclones forward Josh Shalla is the AMI Graphics ECHL Plus Performer of the Month for April after leading the league with a plus-minus rating of +10 during the month.


Shalla was even or better in all seven games in April. He was a +3 on April 5 at Fort Wayne and on April 11 against Wheeling and posted a +2 on April 3 against Evansville.


The 23-year-old had 30 points (14g-16a) and was third on the Cyclones in plus-minus with a +20 in 29 games this season. He also posted four points (2g-2a) in 26 games with Milwaukee of the American Hockey League.


A fourth-round selection (94th overall) of the Nashville Predators in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, Shalla has 58 points (35g-23a) in 66 career games with Cincinnati and he has added 16 points (5g-11a) in 58 career games with Milwaukee.


In recognition of his accomplishment, AMI Graphics will present Josh Shalla with a personalized Plus Performer of the Month Banner.


Runner Up: Mike Little, Florida (+8).


Top Plus Performer(s) for Each Club: Alaska – Peter Sivak (+7); Bakersfield – Erik Burgdoerfer and Chase Schaber (+5); Colorado – Mark Nemec (+4); Elmira – Zach McCullough (+3); Evansville – Zach Currie, Donnie Harris and Daultan Leveille (+2); Fort Wayne – Simon Danis-Pepin (+5); Greenville – Sean Berkstresser, Bretton Cameron, Brad Cole and Samuel Noreau (+2); Gwinnett – Eric Springer (+7); Idaho – Luke Judson (+3); Kalamazoo – Yannick Veilleux (+4); Las Vegas – Eddie DelGrosso and Nolan Julseth-White (+2); Ontario – Kyle Bigos, Rocco Carzo, Derek Couture, Maxim Kitsyn and Gasper Kopitar (+1); Orlando – Connor Goggin (+3); Reading – Mike Banwell (+7); South Carolina – Brendan Ellis, Dylan King, Jordan Owens and Kevin Quick (+2); Stockton – Joey Martin (+6); Toledo – Matt Abercrombie and Jesse Messier (+2); Utah – Charles Sarault (+4) and Wheeling – Dustin Stevenson (+7).




OctoberAndrew Rowe Greenville Road Warriors
NovemberBrandon MacLeanFlorida Everblades
DecemberDaultan LeveilleEvansville IceMen
JanuaryPeter SivakAlaska Aces
FebruaryJustin Taylor/Yannick VeilleuxKalamazoo Wings
 Jonathan HazenCincinnati Cyclones
MarchJeremie BlainKalamazoo Wings