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Former Griff Roe Named All-ECHL

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Former Canisius defenseman Logan Roe has been named an All-ECHL First Team selection for the 2019-20 season, league officials announced.

A member of the Florida Everblades, Roe finished the campaign second in the league with a plus/minus rating of +36. He was tied for third among league defenseman with 12 goals and ranked seventh among all blueliners with 38 points in just 46 games played.

The announcement added to an already impressive awards haul for Roe this season. He earned Most Valuable Player honors at the 2020 Warrior/ECHL All-Star Classic in January after leading all players with seven points (2g, 5a) at the event.

A native of Fort Myers, Fla., Roe has played his entire ECHL career with the Everblades. He earned a call up to the AHL’s Syracuse Crunch for eight games during the 2019-20 campaign, recording one assist in those eight contests.

The highest-scoring defenseman in franchise history with 127 points (28g, 99a), Roe has increased his point output in each successive season as a pro. He finished the 2019-20 season six points ahead of his previous best, a 32-point season last year.

Prior to turning pro, Roe suited up in 146 career games with Canisius from 2011-15. He finished his collegiate career with one goal and 24 assists for  25 points, helping the program capture its first Atlantic Hockey Tournament championship in 2013.

The All-ECHL First and Second Teams for 2019-20 were determined in a vote of ECHL coaches, broadcasters, media relations directors and media. Those were asked to select a goaltender, two defensemen and three forwards. The All-ECHL First Team and All-ECHL Second Team are listed below.

2019-20 All-ECHL First Team
G – Tomas Sholl, Idaho Steelheads (41 gp, 28-8-5, 2.14 GAA, .924 save pct.)
D – Alex Breton, Allen Americans (61 gp, 11g, 44a, 55 pts.)
– Logan Roe, Florida Everblades (45 gp, 12g, 26a, 48 pts.)
– Josh Kestner, Toledo Walleye (58 gp, 33g, 40a, 73 pts.)
– Tyler Sheehy, Allen Americans (47 gp, 26g, 44a, 70 pts.)
– David Vallorani, Brampton Beast (62 gp, 31g, 40a, 71 pts.)

2019-20 All-ECHL Second Team
G – Parker Milner, South Carolina Stingrays (30 gp, 20-6-3, 2.20 GAA, .923 save pct.)
D – Eric Knodel, Reading Royals (44 gp, 7g, 32a, 39 pts.)
– Miles Liberati, Tulsa Oilers (56 gp, 11g, 35a, 46 pts.)
– Brady Ferguson, Newfoundland Growlers (57 gp, 24g, 39a, 63 pts.)
– Tim McGauley, Utah Grizzlies (49 gp, 20g, 42a, 62 pts.)
– Jesse Schultz, Cincinnati Cyclones (62 gp, 25g, 39a, 64 pts.)