Johnstown's Rowe Named CCM TACKS Player Of The Month
PRINCETON, N.J. – Randy Rowe of the Johnstown Chiefs is the CCM TACKS ECHL Player of the Month for March.
The 6-foot and 195-pound Rowe had six goals, 16 assists and 22 points with a plus-minus rating of +13 to help the Chiefs go 9-4-1 and clinch a Kelly Cup Playoff spot.
Rowe scored in all eight games he played in February and began March with an eight-game point streak (4g-8a) and a three-game assist streak (3a) that he extended to 13 games (7g-14a) and eight games (9a) before being held without a point on Mar. 15 against Elmira. He had a goal and two assists in a 5-3 win at Reading on Mar. 1 and scored the game-winning goal and had an assist in a 6-2 win at Elmira on Mar. 2.
He ended the month with four consecutive multiple-point games (2g-8a) and leads the Chiefs with 43 assists and 67 points in 56 games. He tied for second on the Chiefs in 2006-07 with 38 points (15g-23a) in 34 games while also playing in the American Hockey League where he had three points (2g-1a) in 17 games with Springfield.
The 27 year old has played in the ECHL each of his first six seasons and has 284 points (136g-148a) in 327 regular season games and five points (3g-2a) in 14 games in the Kelly Cup Playoffs with Johnstown and Peoria.
Runners Up: Josh Soares, Alaska (15 gp, 11g, 10a, 21pts), Josh Prudden, Fresno (15gp, 6g, 14a, 20pts) and Wes Goldie, Victoria (13 gp, 12g, 5a, 17 pts).
Also nominated: Matt Christie (Augusta), Mathieu Aubin (Cincinnati), Greg Labenski (Dayton), Derek Damon (Florida), Brad Schell (Gwinnett), John Lammers (Idaho), Adam Hobson (Pensacola), Dusty Jamieson (Phoenix), Dany Roussin (Reading), Todd Griffith (South Carolina), Brandon Schwartz (Stockton) and Ryan Kinasewich (Utah).