Steve Mason Named ADT CHL Goaltender of the Week

By League Press Release

Toronto – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that London Knights’ goaltender Steve Mason is the ADT CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending March 25, 2007. Mason stopped 106 of 110 shots posting a 1.92 goals against average and .964 save percentage in the opening two games of the Knights’ Western Conference playoff matchup versus the Owen Sound Attack.

Friday night, Mason made 45 saves in a 6-3 victory at home and the following night, he recorded 61 saves in a 2-1 overtime win, which earned him first star honors.

The 18-year-old native of Oakville, Ontario led all goalies with 45 wins during the 2006-07 OHL regular season, which was also an OHL single season record.

Goaltender Ondrej Pavelec of the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles was the QMJHL nominee after stopping 54 of 56 shots in his first two playoff starts posting a 1.00 goals against average and a .964 save percentage. Carey Price of the Tri-City Americans was the WHL nominee stopping 61 of 63 shots he faced for a 1.01 goals against average and a .968 save percentage in that span.

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
Dec. 11 – Bobby Nadeau, Chicoutimi Sagueneens
Dec. 18 – Kevin Beech, Sudbury Wolves
Jan. 2 – Jean-Christophe Blanchard, Victoriaville Tigres
Jan. 9 – David Reekie, Everett Silvertips
Jan. 16 – Taylor Dakers, Kootenay Ice
Jan. 23 – Tyler Plante, Brandon Wheat Kings
Jan. 20 – Ondrej Pavelec, Cape Breton Screaming Eagles
Feb. 4 – Kevin Lalande, Belleville Bulls
Feb. 11 – Ryan Daniels, Saginaw Spirit
Feb. 18 – Andrew Loverock, Mississauga IceDogs
Feb. 25 – Parker VanBuskirk, Sarnia Sting
Mar. 4 – Tommy Tartaglione, Regina Pats
Mar.11 – Tyson Sexsmith, Vancouver Giants
Mar. 18 – Jean-Christophe Blanchard, Victoriaville Tigres