Ginand Named To All-ECHL Second Team

(ECHL PR) PRINCETON, N.J. – The ECHL on Thursday announced its All-ECHL Second Team for 2010-11 as determined in a vote of ECHL coaches, who were asked to select a goaltender, two defensemen and three forwards.

2010-11 All-ECHL Second Team

G – Dov Grumet-Morris, Greenville Road Warriors (24 gp, 15-8-1, 2.32 GAA, .922 save pct.)

D – Jason Lepine, Toledo Walleye (66 gp, 9g, 35a, 44 pts., +7)

D – Bryan Miller, Alaska Aces (62 gp, 8g 33a, 41 pts., +12)

F – Trent Daavettila, Kalamazoo Wings (69 gp, 30g, 48a, 78 pts., +27)

F – Ryan Ginand, Trenton Devils (68 gp, 29g, 46a, 75 pts., +1)

F – Francis Lemieux, Florida Everblades/Bakersfield Condors (56 gp, 28g, 45a, 73 pts., +2)

The ECHL will announce the Community Service and Sportsmanship award winners on Friday.

Dov Grumet-Morris of the Greenville Road Warriors is 15-8-1 with three shutouts in 24 appearances this season. He is second in the league with a .922 save percentage and third with a 2.32 goals-against average. Grumet-Morris was loaned to Connecticut of the American Hockey League on Feb. 4, and has gone 11-4-1 with one shutout, a 2.00 goals-against average and a .927 save percentage in 18 appearances for the Whale.

Jason Lepine of the Toledo Walleye leads ECHL defensemen with 35 assists and 44 points and he is tied for second with 17 power-play assists. The 26 year old has also appeared in one game with Grand Rapids of the American Hockey League this season tallying two assists.

Bryan Miller of the Alaska Aces is tied for second among league defensemen with 41 points, 33 assists and 17 power-play assists while his 22 power-play points are tied for third among blueliners.

Trent Daavettila of the Kalamazoo Wings leads the league in plus-minus at +27. He leads the K-Wings, and is fourth in the league with 78 points, while his 48 assists are good enough for third in the ECHL. He was named ECHL Player of the Month for February after scoring 22 points (8g-14a) in 14 games and also earned ECHL Plus Performer of the Month honors after leading the league with a +15 during February. The 26 year old also appeared in one game with Grand Rapids of the American Hockey League this season.

Ryan Ginand of the Trenton Devils is fourth in the league with 46 assists and sixth with 75 points, which is the second in team history behind Scott Bertoli’s 79 in 2006-07. His 402 shots this season lead the league, and also rank second for most shots in a single season in ECHL history. Ginand represented the Devils at the 2011 ECHL All-Star Classic and scored two goals in the ECHL All-Stars 9-3 win over Bakersfield. Currently loaned to the Albany Devils of the American Hockey League, Ginand has four points (2g-2a) in two AHL games this season.

Francis Lemieux was second in the league in scoring with 73 points (28g-45a) when he was loaned to Connecticut of the American Hockey League on Feb. 28. Despite spending nearly a month in the AHL, he still ranks seventh in the ECHL scoring race. Traded from Florida to Bakersfield on March 11, Lemieux is tied for fifth in the league with 45 assists.

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In addition, former Trenton Devils goalie Gerald Coleman was named to the All-ECHL First Team. Here’s the release on that…

(PR) PRINCETON, N.J. – The ECHL on Thursday announced its All-ECHL First Team for 2010-11 as determined in a vote of ECHL coaches, who were asked to select a goaltender, two defensemen and three forwards.

2010-11 All-ECHL First Team

G – Gerald Coleman, Alaska Aces (45 gp, 29-14-1, 2.22 GAA, .912 save pct.)

D – Wes Cunningham, Greenville Road Warriors (66 gp, 7g, 33a, 40 pts., +15)

D – Eric Regan, Elmira Jackals (52 gp, 13g, 28a, 41 pts., -3)

F – Mark Derlago, Idaho Steelheads (65 gp, 43g, 36a, 79 pts., +2)
F – Wes Goldie, Alaska Aces (70 gp, 44g, 37a, 81 pts., +25)

F – Kory Karlander, Kalamazoo Wings (69 gp, 32g, 45a, 77 pts., -3)

The ECHL will announce the Community Service and Sportsmanship award winners on Friday.

Gerald Coleman of the Alaska Aces is 29-14-1 with a league-leading 2.22 goals-against average and a .910 save percentage. His 29 wins and four shutouts are each tied for the league lead. The 25 year old was named to the All-ECHL Second Team while with Trenton in 2008-09 when he finished second in the league with a 2.29 goals-against average. Coleman, who is under contract to Peoria of the American Hockey League, appeared in two NHL games with the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2005-06.

Wes Cunningham of the Greenville Road Warriors is tied for second among ECHL defensemen with 33 assists and is third with 40 points. His 14 power-play assists are tied for fifth among blue-liners.

Eric Regan of the Elmira Jackals is making his second consecutive appearance on the All-ECHL First Team after earning the honor with Bakersfield last season. He is tied for second among ECHL defensemen with 41 points, tied for third with 13 goals, and tied for fifth with six power-play goals. Under contract with Anaheim of the National Hockey League, Regan has also seen action in 12 games with Syracuse of the American Hockey League this season tallying one assist.

Mark Derlago of the Idaho Steelheads leads the league with 18 power-play goals and 42 power-play points, while ranking second with 43 goals, tied for second with 24 power-play assists and third with 76 points. It is the second straight year that Derlago has reached the 40-goal plateau and he has scored at least 32 goals in each of his four ECHL seasons. The 25 year old was named to his second ECHL All-Star Classic this season where he tallied two assists in the ECHL All-Stars 9-3 win over Bakersfield. Derlago was an All-ECHL Second Team selection in 2008-09 and an All-ECHL First Team selection last season.

Wes Goldie of the Alaska Aces leads the ECHL with 44 goals, is second with 81 points and 283 shots, and is tied for second with 15 power-play goals and in plus-minus at +25. Goldie is on an ECHL season-high 16-game point streak, over which he has tallied 27 points (14g-13a). He has scored at least 40 goals for each of the last five seasons, becoming the first player in league history to accomplish that feat. The 31 year old ranks second in league history with 333 career goals. Goldie was an All-ECHL Second Team selection in 2008-09.

Kory Karlander of the Kalamazoo Wings is second in the league with 35 power-play points, tied for second with 24 power-play assists, fourth with 77 points and fifth with 32 goals. Karlander was an All-ECHL Second Team selection in 1997-98.

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3 Responses to “Ginand Named To All-ECHL Second Team”

  1. trentondevilsfan Says:

    Bryan Miller? A +12? This is the same Bryan Miller who stunk up the joint here isn’t it?

    Congrats to Ginand!

  2. Titans04 Says:

    Sure is.

  3. trentondevilsfan Says:

    Of course having the top goalie in the league helps too…

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