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Tailing the Komets

Daniels wins ECHL plus-minus award

From an ECHL press release:

The ECHL on Monday announced that Drew Daniels of the Fort Wayne Komets and Mike Little of the Florida Everblades are the recipients of the AMI Graphics Plus Performer of the Year award after both finishing the season with a plus-minus rating of +46.

Chad Costello of Allen finished third with a plus-minus rating of +43, followed by Ontario’s Matt White at +40 and Joey Leach of Fort Wayne at +37.

Daniels finished even or better in 60 of his 72 games this season and was tied for second among ECHL defensemen with 41 assists and was seventh among all blue liners with 45 points. He has recorded 52 points (5g-47a) in 129 career ECHL games with Fort Wayne, Utah and Cincinnati.

Little, who was named to the
All-ECHL First Team last week, posted an even or better rating in 53 of his 63 games in 2014-15, including in each of the final 12 games of the regular season. He was second among ECHL defensemen with 53 points and tied for second with 41 assists. The 27-year-old has 153 points (35g-118a) in 248 career ECHL games with Florida, Stockton and Reading.