Malcolm Subban named CHL Goaltender of the Week

By League Press Release

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that Malcolm Subban of the Belleville Bulls is the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending November 5 after posting a 2-0-0-0 record with a shutout victory and a goals-against-average of 0.49 and a .982 save percentage.

After missing over a month due to injury, Subban returned to the Bulls’ net on Saturday and was solid making 29 saves and earning first star honours as part of a 2-1 win over the Owen Sound Attack.  He then claimed first star honours again on Sunday stopping all 25 shots he faced in a 1-0 overtime win over the Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors to earn his first shutout of the season.

Subban, a 17-year-old from Rexdale, ON, is playing in his second full OHL season with the Bulls.  Eligible for the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, in five starts this season he has a 2.19 goals-against-average with a .928 save percentage.

Also considered for the award this week was Mac Carruth of the Portland Winterhawks who went 3-0-0-0 with a 1.50 goals-against-average and a .949 save percentage.  In the QMJHL, Domenic Graham of the Drummondville Voltigeurs went 2-0-0-0 with a goals-against-average of 2.00 and save percentage of .927.

2011-12 Vaughn CHL Goaltenders of the Week:

Oct. 31 – Nov. 5: Malcolm Subban, Belleville Bulls

Oct. 24 – Oct. 30: Tyler Bunz, Medicine Hat Tigers

Oct. 17 – Oct. 23: Eric Comrie, Tri-City Americans

Oct. 10 – Oct. 16: Patrik Bartosak, Red Deer Rebels

Oct. 3 – Oct. 9: François Tremblay, Val d’Or Foreurs

Sept. 26 – Oct. 2: Jimmy Appleby, Baie-Comeau Drakkar

Sept. 21 – Sept. 25: Michael Houser, London Knights