Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that Adam Brown of the Kelowna Rockets is the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending March 13. Brown posted a 3-0-0-0 record including one shutout with a goals-against-average of 0.65 and save percentage of .979.
Brown recorded his third shutout of the season on Saturday in a 1-0 shootout win over the Kamloops Blazers. He stopped all 29 shots in regulation time and another four in overtime before prevailing in the shootout to claim first star of the game honours. He was also named second star of Friday’s contest against the Blazers where he made 33 saves as part of a 5-1 win. Brown began his week on Wednesday with a 27-save performance as first star of a 3-1 win over the Tri-City Americans.
Brown, a 19-year-old from Yorba Linda, California, is playing in his third WHL season with the Rockets. In 58 games played this season, Brown ranks fifth in the WHL with a goals-against-average of 2.59 and is tied for fourth in save percentage with a mark of .916.
Jacob Gervais-Chouinard of the Val d’Or Foreurs was also considered after winning two games including one shutout victory with a goals-against-average of 0.96 and a save percentage of .961. Mark Visentin of the Niagara IceDogs won three games and posted a goals-against-average of 2.50 and save percentage of .932.
2010-11 Vaughn CHL Goaltenders of the Week:
Mar. 7 – Mar. 13: Adam Brown, Kelowna Rockets
Feb. 28 – Mar. 6: Lucas Gore, Chilliwack Bruins
Feb. 21 – Feb. 27: Christopher Gibson, Chicoutimi Saguenéens
Feb. 14 – Feb. 20: Olivier Roy, Acadie-Bathurst Titan
Feb. 7 – Feb. 13: Mark Visentin, Niagara IceDogs
Jan. 31 – Feb. 6: Mark Visentin, Niagara IceDogs
Jan. 24 – Jan. 30: JP Anderson, Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors
Jan. 17 – Jan. 23: Jean-François Bérubé, Montreal Juniors
Jan. 10 – Jan. 16: Darcy Kuemper, Red Deer Rebels
Jan. 3 – Jan. 9: Christopher Gibson, Chicoutimi Saguenéens
Dec. 27 – Jan. 2: James Priestner, Prince George Cougars
Dec. 13 – Dec. 19: Anthony Terenzio, Halifax Mooseheads
Dec. 6 – Dec. 12: Malcolm Subban, Belleville Bulls
Nov. 29 – Dec. 5: Darcy Kuemper, Red Deer Rebels
Nov. 22 – Nov. 28: Scott Wedgewood, Plymouth Whalers
Nov. 15 – Nov. 21: Nicholas Champion, Lewiston MAINEiacs
Nov. 8 – Nov. 14: Jeff Bosch, Kamloops Blazers
Nov. 1 – Nov. 7: JP Anderson, Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors
Oct. 25 – Oct. 31: Evan Mosher, PEI Rocket
Oct. 18 – Oct. 24: Gabriel Girard, Shawinigan Cataractes
Oct. 11 – Oct. 17: Mark Friesen, Swift Current Broncos
Oct. 4 – Oct. 10: Darcy Kuemper, Red Deer Rebels
Sept. 27 – Oct. 3: Scott Stajcer, Owen Sound Attack
Sept. 23 – Sept. 26: Louis Domingue, Quebec Remparts