He was 8-2-0 with a 1.88 goals-against average, a .945 save percentage and one shutout in January. Rochester Americans forward Drew Stafford was named rookie of the month. He recorded six goals and seven assists for 13 points in seven games last month.
Philadelphia Phantoms defenceman John Slaney was the recipient of the league's milestone of the month award. On Jan. 21, he became the first blueliner in the 71-year history of the league to reach 500 points in his AHL career.