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Whitmore earns top performance for November

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today that Rochester Americans left wing Derek Whitmore has been selected as the winner of the reGen™ Muscle Recovery Beverage/AHL Performance of the Month award for November.

Before their November 26th game, Rochester was having a tough time beating the Hamilton Bulldogs in a season that saw three prior losses, but with dozens of friends and family in attendance, Whitmore scored four goals to lead the Americans to a 5-3 victory over their North Division rivals.

In recognition of his reGen™/AHL Performance of the Month award, Whitmore will be honored at an upcoming Rochester home game.

Whitmore has scored 11 goals and added 6 assists for 17 points in 23 games for the Americans this season. The fifth-year pro is from the Rochester suburb of Greece, N.Y., and has played in 266 AHL games in his career. Altogether, he has racked up 68 goals and 53 assists, for a total of 121 points.

reGen™ is the Official Recovery Beverage of the AHL. reGen™ recovery beverage is powered by natural cocoa and the recommended 3:1 ratio of carbohydrates to protein that is optimal for recovery. In a clinical research study, reGen™ recovery beverage improved muscle recovery by an average of 25 percent compared to the leading carbohydrate and electrolyte beverage. Distributed by Apure Foods Company, reGen™ recovery beverage has also been shown to provide a 9.7 percent average increase in endurance1. It is available online, at specialty retailers and at select GNC stores. For more information about reGen™ recovery beverage or to find a store near you, visit www.regen2recover.com.

1The observed increase in endurance is compared to a beverage that contained the identical amount of carbohydrates and protein, with no cocoa. (Kalman DS, Feldman S, Krieger, DR, Antonio J., et al. Data on File, Manuscript in Preparation, 2010).