Rockets’ Jung named ADT CHL Goaltender of the Week

By League Press Release

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that Torrie Jung of the Kelowna Rockets is the ADT CHL Goaltender of the Week after posting three wins with a 1.00 goals against average and .960 save percentage in three games last week.

The 18-year-old native of Nanaimo, BC made 33 saves in a 4-1 win over the Chilliwack Bruins on New Year’s Eve and followed up with 17 saves in a 4-1 win over the Vancouver Giants on Wednesday. He finished the week with 22 saves in a 6-1 win over the Kamloops Blazers on Sunday. Jung improved to 8-5-0-3 on the season with a 2.45 goals against average and .902 save percentage in 18 games.

Chris Carozzi of the Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors was the OHL nominee after posting a 2-1-0-0 record with two shutouts, a 0.98 goals against average and .953 save percentage in three games. Pier-Olivier Pelletier of the Halifax Mooseheads was the QMJHL nominee after posting a 2-0-0-0 record with a 1.44 goals against average and .947 save percentage.

Due to technical difficulties, last week’s announcement that Kevin Maletto of the Shawinigan Cataractes was the ADT CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending Sunday December 30 was not distributed. Our congratulations go out to Kevin and the Cataractes and apologize for any inconvenience that this may have caused.

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2007-08 ADT CHL Goaltender of the Week
Sept. 23 – Kevin Desfosses, Quebec Remparts
Sept. 30 – Nicola Riopel, Moncton Wildcats
Oct. 7 – Olivier Bellavance-Roy, Cape Breton Screaming Eagles
Oct. 14 – Kyle Gajewski, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
Oct .21 – Steve Mason, London Knights
Oct. 28 – Josh Unice, Kitchener Rangers
Nov. 5 – Kevin Maletto, Shawinigan Cataractes
Nov. 12 – Jeremy Smith, Plymouth Whalers
Nov. 19 – Justin Leclerc, Kamloops Blazers
Nov. 26 – Michael Dupont, Rimouski Oceanic
Dec. 4 – Dustin Tokarski, Spokane Chiefs
Dec. 11 – Thomas McCollum, Guelph Storm
Dec. 18 – Thomas McCollum, Guelph Storm
Jan. 1 – Kevin Maletto, Shawinigan Cataractes
Jan. 8 – Torrie Jung, Kelowna Rockets