Draft Eligible Forward of the Month: Nick Lardis – Hamilton Bulldogs
What a month of February it was for Lardis. In 12 games he notched 10 goals and 11 assists. He scored in all but 4 games, had 2 multi goal games and was held pointless just twice during the month. He fired a whopping 51 shots on goal for a 19.6 shooting percentage and took no penalties.
Also considered were Dylan Roobroeck of the Oshawa Generals who had 7 goals and 10 assists in 13 games and Zakary Lavoie of the Niagara IceDogs who notched 7 goals and 10 assists in 14 games.
Draft Eligible Defenceman of the Month: Rodwin Dionicio – Windsor Spitfires
Dionicio gets the nod on back-to-back months from us here. He has been on a tear since the Spitfires acquired him at the trade deadline. He appeared in 12 games in the month of February scoring 4 goals in consecutive games from February 5 through February 11. He also added 12 assists in those 12 games. He was held off the scoreboard in just 4 games. He finished the month with a plus-7 and complied 22 minutes in penalties.
Also considered were Tristan Bertucci of the Flint Firebirds who had 7 goals and 8 assists in 12 games and Hunter Brzustewicz of the Kitchener Rangers who scored twice and assists on 11 others in 12 games.
Draft Eligible Goaltender of the Month: Tristan Malboeuf – Hamilton Bulldogs
Malboeuf appeared in 7 games during the month of February and posted a 4-1-0-0 record. He stopped 163 of the 175 shots he faced for a save-percentage of .931 and included a 40 save shutout on February 20 against the Kitchener Rangers.
Also considered was Collin MacKenzie of the Ottawa 67’s who appeared in 7 games and stopped 133 of 140 shots for a save-percentage of .950. He went 5-0-1-0 on the month.
Our monthly choices were:
Nick Lardis – Hamilton Bulldogs – February
Colby Barlow – Owen Sound Attack – January
Quentin Musty – Sudbury Wolves – December
Quentin Musty – Sudbury Wolves – November
Ryan Abraham – Windsor Spitfires – October
Rodwin Dionicio – Windsor Spitfires – February
Rodwin Dionicio – Windsor Spitfires – January
Beau Akey – Sudbury Wolves – December
Brody Crane – London Knights – November
Hunter Brzustewicz – Kitchener Rangers – October
Tristan Malboeuf – Hamilton Bulldogs – February
Jacob Oster – Oshawa Generals – January
Joey Costanzo – Windsor Spitfires – December
Andrew Oke – Saginaw Spirit – November
Collin MacKenzie – Ottawa 67’s – October