Komets’ Bobby Shea wins ECHL plus/minus award

Bobby Shea

From an ECHL press release:

Fort Wayne Komets’ defenseman Bobby Shea is the AMI Graphics ECHL Plus Performer of the Month for February after leading the league with a plus-minus rating of +26.

Shea posted an even or better rating in all 12 games during the month including a +6 on Feb. 9 against Wichita. He was also a +4 in back-to-back games on Feb. 3 at Wheeling and Feb. 7 against Wichita.

The 27-year-old ranks third in the league with a +31 rating this season while posting 23 points (6g-19a) in 53 games this season.

A native of Harrison Township, Michigan, Shea has tallied 82 points (18g-64a) in 199 career ECHL games with Fort Wayne, South Carolina, Wheeling, Toledo and Reading while adding 13 points (4g-9a) in 66 career American Hockey League games with Rochester, Hershey, Hamilton and Rockford.

Prior to turning pro, Shea posted 36 points (9g-27a) in 139 career games at Bowling Green State University and recorded 17 points (6g-11a) in 107 career games with Green Bay of the United States Hockey League.

In recognition of his accomplishment, AMI Graphics will present Bobby Shea with a personalized Plus Performer of the Month Banner during an on-ice ceremony at an upcoming Komets’ home game.

Runner-Up: Curtis Leonard, Fort Wayne (+25).