By Josh Evans, OKC Barons on 12/03/2012

Oklahoma City Barons defenseman Justin Schultz was named the CCM / American Hockey League Rookie of the Month, the league’s front office announced today.

Schultz, a 6-2, 185-pounder from Kelowna, B.C scored 19 points (5-14-19) and was +10 in the Barons 13 games during the month of November. He recorded points in 11 of the 13 games during the month and had seven multi-point games. Statistically, his best game was a three-point (1-2-3) effort against the Charlotte Checkers on November 25.

For the season, he has league-leading 20 assists and 31 points (11-20-31), is second in +/- rating at +14 and is fifth in the league with 11 goals. He has scored points in 18 of the Barons’ 20 games this season and is currently riding a nine-game point scoring streak.

This marks the second straight month Schultz has earned a monthly award. He was named CCM / AHL Player of the Month for the month of October.  In recognition of his achievement, Schultz will be presented with an etched crystal award prior to an upcoming Barons home game.

The Barons return to Oklahoma City to prepare for their back-to-back games against the San Antonio Rampage next Saturday and Sunday in the Alamo City.

A variety of ticket packages are available to meet every individual or group need. Packages ranging from 7-game and 11-game packs to Full Season Seats are available. Call the Barons’ front office at 405-232-4625 for information on group outings, Season Seats and other ticket packages.

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