Sivak is AMI Graphics ECHL Plus Performer of the Year


The ECHL on Monday announced that Peter Sivak of the Alaska Aces is the recipient of the AMI Graphics Plus Performer of the Year award after finishing the season with a plus-minus rating of +49. The +49 is tied for the third-best in a season in ECHL history with Hampton Roads’ Steve Poapst in 1992-93 and Knoxville’s Kim Maier in 1995-96.


Mark Nemec of Colorado and Nick Mazzolini of Alaska finished tied for second with a plus-minus rating of +37 followed by Greenville’s Andrew Rowe and Cincinnati’s Taylor Aronson, who both finished at +28.


Sivak, who last week was named to the All-ECHL First Team and received the ECHL Sportsmanship Award, finished second in the league with 83 points (31g-52a). He was even or better in 53 of his 67 games this season and was the ECHL Plus Performer of the Month for January after leading the league with a +15 during the month.

ECHL Plus-Minus Rating Leaders 


2014Peter SivakAlaska Aces+49
2013Matt CaseIdaho Steelheads+32
2012Mathieu AubinCincinnati Cyclones
2011Trent DaavettilaKalamazoo Wings+28
 Brendan ConnollyGreenville Road Warriors+28
2010Mark DerlagoIdaho Steelheads+34
2009Travis MorinSouth Carolina Stingrays+37
2008Chad StarlingCincinnati Cyclones+48
2007Matt ShasbyAlaska Aces+43
2006Peter MetcalfAlaska Aces+44
2005Aaron PhillipsPensacola Ice Pilots+36
2004Tim SmithColumbia Inferno+40
2003Mike GlumacPee Dee Pride+37
 Dennis VialColumbia Inferno+37
2002Konstantin KalmikovLouisiana IceGators+43
2001Jay MurphyLouisiana IceGators+32
2000Andy MacIntyreFlorida Everblades+46
1999Jan VodrazkaPee Dee Pride
1998Stan Melanson
Louisiana Ice Gators
1997Dominic Maltais
Hampton Roads Admirals
1996Kim Maier
Knoxville Cherokees
1995Jamie Steer
Dayton Bombers
1994Sebastien Laplante
Greensboro Monarchs
1993Victor Gervais
Hampton Roads Admirals
1992Brad McCaughey
Toledo Storm