SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today that Albany Devils right wing Joe Whitney has been selected as the winner of the reGen® Recovery Beverage/AHL Performance of the Month award for January.
On January 6, the Albany Devils trailed the Norfolk Admirals 4-0 in the third period before posting the largest come-from-behind victory in team history. Whitney capped the comeback and gave the Devils an improbable 5-4 victory, scoring game-winning goal at 3:31 of overtime.
For his role in the tremendous recovery, Whitney will be honored with the reGen®/AHL Performance of the Month award at an upcoming Albany home game.
Whitney, a 24-year-old rookie from Reading, Mass., is Albany’s leading scorer this season with 26 points (12 goals, 14 assists) in 45 games.
reGen® is the Official Recovery Beverage of the AHL. reGen® muscle 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® muscle recovery beverage improved muscle recovery by an average of 25 percent compared with the leading carbohydrate and electrolyte beverage. Distributed by Apure Foods Company, reGen® muscle recovery beverage has also been shown to provide a 9.7 percent average increase in endurance . It is available online, at specialty retailers and at select GNC stores nationwide. For more information about reGen® muscle 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).