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Phoenix's Sisca Named ECHL Player of the Month

Wednesday, Nov. 7th, 2007

PRINCETON, N.J. Daniel Sisca of the Phoenix RoadRunners is the CCM TACKS ECHL Player of the Month for October.

The 5-foot-9 and 160-pound Sisca had four goals, two power-play goals, one game-winning goal, one shorthand goal, four assists and a plus-minus rating of +4 as the RoadRunners went 3-2-0.

After registering a shorthand goal in a 4-2 win on Oct. 19 against Utah, Sisca scored the game-winning goal on the power play and also had an assist in a 6-0 win against the Grizzlies. He had two goals, including one on the power play, and an assist in a 6-2 win on Oct. 21 while helping Phoenix to its best start ever at 3-0-0. He closed out the month on Oct. 26 with a pair of assists in a 6-5 loss to Bakersfield.

The native of Woodbridge, Ontario played in Italy last season with Milan where he had 24 points (9g-15a) and 26 penalty minutes in 32 regular season games and two points (1g-1a) and 14 penalty minutes in nine playoff games.

The 24 year old played for the Florida Everblades in 2005-06 and was selected to ECHL All-Star Game and the ECHL All-Rookie Team after finishing second among league rookies and tied for seventh overall with 79 points (29g-50a) in 71 regular season games. He also played in the Kelly Cup Playoffs for the Everblades and had four points (2g-2a) and 12 penalty minutes in seven games.

B2 Networks' Video of Daniel Sisca's Goals

Runners Up: P.J. Atherton, Reading (7 gp, 3g, 3a, 6 pts), Scott Burt, Utah (6 gp. 4g, 3a, 7pts) and Matt W. Reid (5 gp, 4g, 2a, 6 pts).

Also Nominated: Matt Shasby (Alaska), Aaron Slattengren (Augusta), Brett Lutes (Bakersfield), Blake Bellefeuille (Charlotte), Brad Ralph (Columbia), Mathieu Melanson (Florida), Luke Curtin (Fresno), Jeff Campbell (Gwinnett), Chris Ferraro (Las Vegas), Jean-Claude Sawyer (Pensacola) and Joe Rooney (Trenton).

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