Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that Nathan Dunnett of the Baie-Comeau Drakkar is the CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending December 6. Dunnett won two games including a shutout victory posting a goals-against-average of 1.00 and save percentage of .971.
Dunnett earned his second shutout of the season Friday night in a 2-0 win over the Shawinigan Cataractes. He made a season-high 37 saves including 17 in the third period and was named first star of the game. He finished his week on Sunday with a 6-2 win over the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies with a second star performance making 31 saves including 14 in the third period.
Dunnett, a 19-year-old from Whitney, NB, is playing in his third QMJHL season and first full season with the Drakkar after joining the club midway through last year from the Drummondville Voltigeurs. Dunnett and the Drakkar have now won three straight games.
Scott Stajcer of the Owen Sound Attack was also considered this week after allowing just one goal on 76 shots in two games and earning a shutout victory Sunday making 36 saves as first star in a 2-0 win over the Kingston Frontenacs. Drew Owsley of the Tri-City Americans won two games allowing just one goal on 41 shots with a shutout victory making 19 saves as third star of a 7-0 win over the Kamloops Blazers.
2009-10 CHL Goaltenders of the Week
Nov. 30 – Dec. 6: Nathan Dunnett, Baie-Comeau Drakkar
Nov. 23 – Nov. 29: Mavric Parks, Kitchener Rangers
Nov. 16 – Nov. 22: Robin Lehner, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
Nov. 9 – Nov. 15: Calvin Pickard, Seattle Thunderbirds
Nov. 2 – Nov. 8: James Reid, Spokane Chiefs
Oct. 26 – Nov. 1: Garrett Zemlak, Prince Albert Raiders
Oct. 19 – 25: Matt Hackett, Plymouth Whalers
Oct. 12 – 18: Troy Passingham, Windsor Spitfires
Oct. 5 – 11: Christopher Gibson, Chicoutimi Saguenéens
Sept. 28 – Oct. 4: Mark Visentin, Niagara IceDogs
Sept. 21-27: Andrew Hayes, Brandon Wheat Kings
Sept. 14-20: Maxime Clermont, Gatineau Olympiques