Americans’ Pickard named ADT CHL Goaltender of the Week

By League Press Release
The Canadian Hockey League today announced that Chet Pickard of the Tri-City Americans is the ADT CHL Goaltender of the Week after going 1-1 with a 0.36 goals against average and .988 save percentage in two games.
 
Pickard opened the 2008 Kal Tire WHL Western Conference Championships against the Spokane Chiefs with a 36-save performance in a 1-0 double overtime loss on Friday. He followed up with a 45-save shutout in a 1-0 double overtime win in Game 2 on Sunday to help the Americans tie the series. He was named first star of both games.
 
Pickard, a 19-year-old from Winnipeg, MB, has a 10-3 post season record to go along with a 1.64 goals against average and .942 save percentage and three shutouts in 13 games.
 
Josh Unice of the Kitchener Rangers was the OHL nominee after going 2-1 with a 2.00 goals against average and .927 save percentage in three games and Ryan Mior of the Gatineau Olympiques was the QMJHL nominee after going 2-0 with a 1.61 goals against average and .952 save percentage in two games.
 
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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
Jan. 15 – Sebastien Dahm, Niagara IceDogs
Jan. 22 – Joey Perricone, Moose Jaw Warriors
Jan. 29 – Sebastien Dahm, Niagara IceDogs
Feb. 5 – Thomas McCollum, Guelph Storm / Riku Helenius, Seattle Thunderbirds
Feb. 12 – Ryan Moir, Gatineau Olympiques
Feb. 19 – Olivier Roy, Cape Breton Screaming Eagles
Feb. 26 – Kyle Gajewski, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
March 3 – Juha Metsola, Lethbridge Hurricanes
March 10 – Dustin Tokarski, Spokane Chiefs
March 17 – Chet Pickard, Tri City Americans
March 24 – Sebastian Dahm, Niagara IceDogs
April 1 – Michael Hutchinson, Barrie Colts
April 8 – Steve Mason, Kitchener Rangers
April 15 – Juha Metsola, Lethbridge Hurricanes
April 22 – Chet Pickard, Tri City Americans