Pick your January 2017 Player of the Month
It’s that time again!
Pick your January 2017 PMC Financial Planning Player of the Month before 12pm on Friday 3rd February.
The award will be presented to the lucky player after the game on Sunday at the Skydome Arena vs. Sheffield Steelers (5.15pm face-off).
Defencemen Marc Cantin, Shawn Boutin and David Clements particularly have logged big minutes this past month with Jim Jorgensen, Kevin Noble and Josh Godfrey side-lined for extended periods.
Russ Cowley and also Brett Robinson, the Canadian, impressively contributing a joint team-leading 10 points (2 goals, 8 assists) in the 9 games over January have both done a sterling job covering on the back-end, with help from Brian Stewart who posted a 91.1% save-percentage over the month.
Forward Robin Bergman equals Robinson for points over the 9 games in January (4 goals, 6 assists = 10 points). Not included in those numbers are the Swedes two successful shoot-out attempts to secure Blaze victory over the Panthers on the 8th January.
T.J Syner, also with ten, shares the top points spot with Bergman and Robinson, the American contributing 4 goals, 6 assists for 10 points.
The trio are closely followed by Captain Jordan Pietrus (3 + 6 = 9) and Barry Almeida (4 + 4 = 8), who hit the over-time game-winning-goal in Cardiff on the 7th January.
Matt Marquardt (4+4 = 8) too has excelled playing a physical role with the cousins, providing a strong net-presence on the powerplay. The Canadian with a 3 goal weekend recently against the title chasing Sheffield Steelers.
Finally, British forward Ashley Tait has enjoyed scoring success over the month with 4 goals, 1 assist.
Who do you pick? Make your choice now! Find out who wins on Sunday.