Mac Carruth named CHL Goaltender of the Week

By League Press Release

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that Mac Carruth of the Portland Winterhawks is the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending April 24 after posting a 1-1 record with a goals-against-average of 1.51 and save percentage of .962.

Carruth made 75 saves for the Winterhawks in the first two games of the Kal Tire WHL Western Conference Championship Series against the Spokane Chiefs.  He opened the series with 41 saves on Friday night and was named second star despite the 2-1 loss then rebounded with 34 saves on Sunday as the first star of the 2-1 win over the Chiefs to even the series 1-1.

Carruth, a 19-year-old from Shorewood, Minnesota, is playing in his second WHL season with the Winterhawks.  The Chicago Blackhawks prospect was selected in the seventh round of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft and has a playoff record of 9-3 with one shutout and a goals-against-average of 2.39 and a league-best save percentage of .934.

JP Anderson of the Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors and Louis Domingue of the Quebec Remparts were also considered.  Anderson went 2-1 with a shutout victory posting a goals-against-average of 1.97 and save percentage of .929, while Domingue went 2-1 with a goals-against-average of 2.02 and save percentage of .929.

2010-11 Vaughn CHL Playoff Goaltenders of the Week:

Apr. 18 – Apr. 24: Mac Carruth, Portland Winterhawks

Apr. 11 – Apr. 17: Nathan Lieuwen, Kootenay Ice

Apr. 4 – Apr. 10: Guillaume Nadeau, Drummondville Voltigeurs

Mar. 28 – Apr. 3 Michael Zador, Owen Sound Attack

Mar. 21 – Mar. 27: JP Anderson, Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors

 

2010-11 Vaughn CHL Regular Season Goaltenders of the Week:

Mar. 14 – Mar. 20: Deven Dubyk, Medicine Hat Tigers

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