Dennis Named OHL Goaltender of the Year

By pbadmin

OHL Press Release

The Ontario Hockey League today announced today that Adam Dennis of the London Knights is the OHL’s Goaltender of the Year.

Dennis posted a 44-9-1-3 record, along with a 2.82 goals against average, a .915 save percentage and 1 shutout, in 57 games this season. The 44 regular season wins set a new OHL record for goaltenders.

Dennis, a 19-year-old native of Toronto, is a 2005 draft pick of the Buffalo Sabres. Adam was named OHL Goalie of the Month for the month of November and represented the Western Conference in the 2006 Bell All-Star Classic, in Belleville.

The OHL Goaltender of the Year is awarded to the league’s most outstanding goaltender as selected by OHL coaches and general managers. Teams were not permitted to vote for a goaltender from their own hockey club. Goaltenders received five points for a first place vote, three points for a second place vote and one point for a third place vote.

Dennis received 74 points in the voting process, followed by runner-up Dan Turple of the Kitchener Rangers, who had 40 points and Kevin Lalande of the Belleville Bulls was third with 29 points.

Adam will now be the OHL nominee for the CHL Goaltender of the year, presented by ADT.