WICHITA, Kan. — The Wichita Thunder learned Thursday that forward A.J. Gale has been named the Central Hockey League's Sher-Wood Player of the Month for December.
Gale led the entire CHL with 21 points in 13 December contests. The second-year pro is tied for 24th in the league with 31 overall points in 30 games.
On December 14th at Tulsa, Gale had two goals, three assists, and finished +4 in a 7-6 Thunder victory. The Nanaimo, British Columbia native rattled off a seven-game point streak from December 10th-26th in which he tallied six goals and eight assists.
The 23-year old Gale made his professional debut last season for the Texas Brahmas, scoring 25 points in 58 games. Gale's 15 goals ranked fifth among CHL rookies while his 25 points tied for eighth.