Alaska Aces winger Peter Sivak, who previously was voted first-team All-ECHL and the winner of the circuit's Sportsmanship Award, racked the hat trick today with official recognition as the league's Plus Performer of the Year.
Sivak went +49 in 67 games and finished second in the league in points with 31-52--83 totals.
His +49 ties for the third-best in the 26-season history of the league. Aces captain/center Nick Mazzolini and Colorado rookie defenseman Mark Nemec tied for second in the league at +37.
Sivak is the third Aces skater to win the award. Defenseman Matt Shasby was +43 in 2006-07 and defenseman Peter Metcalf was +44 in 2005-06.
By DOYLE WOODY, adn.com