CHL Press Release
Toronto – The Canadian Hockey League announced today that Saginaw Spirit goaltender Francois Thuot is the ADT CHL Goaltender of the Week after helping the Spirit climb into first place in the West Division of the OHL Western Conference.
Thuot, a native of Montreal, Quebec posted a goals against average of 1.00 and a save percentage of .976 last week while finishing the week with a 2-0 record. Thuot was the first star in a 5-1 win over the Erie Otters after making 38 saves on February 23. The Spirit goaltender followed up that display with a 43 save performance and was again named first star in a 4-1 win over the Plymouth Whalers on February 26.
Each week during the regular season, the CHL will recognize the ADT CHL Goaltender of the Week and will present the ADT CHL Goaltender of the Year Award to the CHL’s top netminder at the conclusion of the 2005-06 season.
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2005-06 ADT CHL Goaltenders of the Week
February 27 – Francois Thuot, Saginaw Spirit
February 21 – Dustin Slade, Vancouver Giants
February 13 – Anthony Guadagnolo, Windsor Spitfires
February 5 – Derek Yeomans, Kelowna Rockets
January 30 – Josh Lepp, Red Deer Rebels
January 24 – Danny Battochio, Ottawa 67’s
January 19 – Ondrej Pavelec, Cape Breton Screaming Eagles
January 10 – Josh Tordjman, Moncton Wildcats
January 4 – Dustin Slade, Vancouver Giants
December 18 – Ryan MacDonald, Guelph Storm
December 11 – Jean-Philippe Levasseur, Rouyn Noranda Huskies
December 4 – Ilia Ejov, St. John’s Fog Devils
November 27 – Justin Pogge, Calgary Hitmen
November 15 – Cedrick Desjardins, Quebec Remparts
November 8 – Kevin Armstrong, Saskatoon Blades
November 1 – Justin Pogge, Calgary Hitmen
October 24 – Daren Machesney, Brampton Battalion