Former Idaho Steelheads’ goaltender Jack Campbell of the Toronto Maple Leafs is the ECHL Alumnus of the Month for November.
The 29-year-old went 9-2-0 in 11 appearances in November with three shutouts, a 1.27 goals-against average and a save percentage of .959. He allowed two goals or less in 10 of his 11 appearances and made at least 27 saves in seven games.
A native of Port Huron Michigan, Campbell appeared in 27 games with the Steelheads during the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons, compiling a record of 19-7-1 with five shutouts, a 1.70 goals-against average and a save percentage of .944.
Selected by the Dallas Stars in the first round (11 overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, Campbell has appeared in 104 career NHL games with Toronto, Los Angeles and Dallas posting an overall record of 52-34-9 with seven shutouts, a 2.32 goals-against average and a save percentage of .923.
There have been 708 players who have played in the NHL after playing in the ECHL including 10 who have made their debut in 2021-22. The ECHL has had 516 players reach the NHL since 2002-03 when it changed its focus to become the primary developmental league for the NHL and the AHL. The ECHL had 97 players reach the NHL in its first 10 seasons and 215 in the first 15 years. There have been 452 ECHL players who have played their first game in the last 17 seasons for an average of more than 26 per year.