Utah Grizzlies forward Brandon Cutler was named the Howies Hockey Tape ECHL Rookie of the Month. Cutler scored 7 goals and contributed 7 assists in 9 games this month, scoring 14 points. The 21-year-old player scored at least one point in each of the nine games in November. He scored four points (1g-3a) in the 4-2 victory over Kansas City on November 20, and scored two points in the Adirondack and Tulsa games on November 12 and November 28. point. Cutler ranked second among ECHL rookies with 18 points and tied for second with 8 goals in 15 games this season. Before becoming a professional player, Cutler scored 106 points (47g-59a) in 258 professional games in the Western Hockey League with Victoria and the Red Deer. Runner-up: Patrick Polino, Cincinnati (12 gp, 4g, 9a, 13 pts.) and Kris Bennett, Iowa (8 gp, 6, 8a, 14 pts.). Also nominated: Matt Ulusick (Idaho), Daniel Chechelev (Kansas City), Lucas Parikh (Fast City), Cam Strong (Reading) , Austin McElMurray (Toledo), Justin Ducham (Troys-Rivier), Josh Manisco (Wheel) and Carter Johnson (Wichita).