After taking home the illustrious Admirals Roundtable “Admiral of the Month” Award for November it was only fitting for Viktor Arvidsson‘s outstanding performance this month to be recognized by the league itself. Arvidsson was just announced as the CCM/AHL Player of the Month for November.
Press Release via AHL:
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today that Milwaukee Admirals right wing Viktor Arvidsson, San Diego Gulls defenseman Brandon Montour and Toronto Marlies goaltender Garret Sparks have been selected as the league’s award winners for November..
Arvidsson, the CCM/AHL Player of the Month, tallied six goals and eight assists for 14 points in 11 games for Milwaukee during the month, helping the Admirals move to the top of the Central Division standings.
Milwaukee put together a 10-game winning streak to open the month, with Arvidsson finding the scoresheet in each contest. He had an assist in a 3-0 win at Iowa on Nov. 5 and scored a goal in a 3-1 victory over Lake Erie on Nov. 6 before assisting on the game-winning goal in a 3-2 overtime decision at Rockford on Nov. 7. Arvidsson tallied the game-winner again in a 3-1 triumph at Charlotte on Nov. 14, then notched his first multi-point game of the season with a goal and two assists vs. Chicago on Nov. 18. He had two assists in a 3-1 win over San Diego on Nov. 21, then extended his scoring streak to 13 games – the longest in the AHL this season – with a pair of goals in Milwaukee’s 6-3 victory over San Antonio on Nov. 24. Arvidsson finished the month in the NHL, skating for Nashville on Nov. 28 vs. Buffalo.
A fourth-round selection by the Nashville Predators in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, the 22-year-old Arvidsson has totaled seven goals and 10 assists for a team-leading 17 points in 14 games for Milwaukee, while adding one goal in five NHL games for Nashville. He is tied for second in the AHL with six power-play goals this season. The 22-year-old native of Skelleftea, Sweden, earned a spot on the AHL All-Rookie Team in 2014-15, recording 22 goals and 33 assists in 70 games for Milwaukee.
In recognition of his achievement, Arvidsson will be presented with an etched crystal award prior to an upcoming Admirals home game.