Titans' Noebels named ECHL Rookie of the Month

Thursday, 01.03.2013 / 4:03 PM

PRINCETON, N.J.– Trenton Titans forwardMarcel Noebels is theReebok Hockey ECHL Rookie of the Month for December.

The 20-year-old scored nine goals and added 12 assists for 21 points in 14 games during December, as the Titans went 7-4-3 in the month.

Noebels tallied at least one point in 12 of 14 games during December, and had five multi-point games, including four points (3g-1a) in a 7-6 win against Elmira on Dec. 1, three points (1g-2a) in a 5-2 win at Fort Wayne on Dec. 22 and three assists in a 5-4 loss at Reading on Dec. 28.

Under contract to the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, Noebles leads the Titans, and all ECHL rookies, with 30 points (11g-19a) in 31 games.

A native of Toenisvorst, Germany, Noebels played the previous two seasons with Seattle and Portland in the Western Hockey League, scoring 112 points (48g-64a) in 128 games.

Runners Up:Adam Brown, Colorado (4-1-0, 1.76 GAA, .936 save pct.), Ryan Zapolski, South Carolina (6-1-0, 1.50 GAA, .944 save pct.) and Cody Reichard, Stockton (4-1-3, 2.19 GAA, .935 save pct.).

Also Nominated: John McFarland (Cincinnati),Paul Karpowich (Evansville),Matt Firman (Fort Wayne), Andrew Yogan(Greenville), Evan Bloodoff (Gwinnett),Austin Fyten(Idaho), Alexandre Mallet(Kalamazoo), Stanislav Galiev(Reading), Dean Ouellet (San Francisco) and Terry Broadhurst(Toledo).

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