CHL Press Release
Toronto – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that John Murray of the Kitchener Rangers is the ADT CHL Goaltender of the Week after posting a 3-0-0-0 record along with a pair of shutouts, a 0.67 goals against average and .967 save percentage in three starts last week.
Murray opened the week with a 23-save shutout performance in a 1-0 win over the Greyhounds in Sault Ste. Marie on December 1. He followed up with a 29-save shutout – his fourth of the season – in a 2-0 win over the Wolves in Sudbury. Murray was the first star in both games. He allowed three goals on 30 shots in a 4-3 win over the Mississauga IceDogs to finish the week on December 5.
The 19-year-old from Lancaster, PA has won 10 straight starts and improved his season record to 18-3-0-1 with an OHL-leading 2.37 goals against average and .920 save percentage.
Kevin Poulin of the Victoriaville Tigres was the QMJHL nominee after posting a 2-0-0-0 record with a 1.12 goals against average and .969 save percentage and David Aime of the Prince Albert Raiders was the WHL nominee after stopping all 20 shots in his only game of the week.
Each week the CHL recognizes 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 2006-07 season.
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ADT CHL Goaltender of the Week
Oct 2 – Ryan Mior, P.E.I. Rocket
Oct 10 – Sebastian Dahm, Sarnia Sting
Oct 17 – Andrew Perugini, Barrie Colts
Oct. 24 – James Reimer, Red Deer Rebels
Oct. 31 – Dan Spence, Calgary Hitmen
Nov. 6 – Dan Spence, Calgary Hitmen
Nov. 13 -Matt Keetley, Medicine Hat Tigers
Nov. 20 – Antoine Lafleur, PEI Rocket
Nov. 27 – Real Cyr, Prince George Cougars
Dec. 4 – John Murray, Kitchener Rangers