Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that Steve Mason of the Kitchener Rangers is the ADT CHL Goaltender of the Week after allowing two goals in two wins to go along with a 0.70 goals against average and .980 save percentage in two games.
Mason started the week with 38 saves in a 3-0 win over the Sarnia Sting in their series opener on Friday and then made 62 saves, including 25 in three overtime periods, to back the Rangers to a 3-2 win in a Game 2 marathon on Saturday. Mason was the first star in both games. The 19-year-old native of Oakville is 4-0 with a 1.65 goals against average and .953 save percentage in four playoff games.
Maxim Gougeon of the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies was the QMJHL nominee after going 2-0 with a 2.00 goals against average and .967 save percentage in a pair of overtime wins and Tyson Sexsmith of the Vancouver Giants was the WHL nominee after going 1-1 with a 2.01 goals against average and .930 save percentage in two games.
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2007-08 ADT CHL Goaltender of the Week
Sept. 23 – Kevin Desfosses, Quebec Remparts
Sept. 30 – Nicola Riopel, Moncton Wildcats
Oct. 7 – Olivier Bellavance-Roy, Cape Breton Screaming Eagles
Oct. 14 – Kyle Gajewski, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
Oct .21 – Steve Mason, London Knights
Oct. 28 – Josh Unice, Kitchener Rangers
Nov. 5 – Kevin Maletto, Shawinigan Cataractes
Nov. 12 – Jeremy Smith, Plymouth Whalers
Nov. 19 – Justin Leclerc, Kamloops Blazers
Nov. 26 – Michael Dupont, Rimouski Oceanic
Dec. 4 – Dustin Tokarski, Spokane Chiefs
Dec. 11 – Thomas McCollum, Guelph Storm
Dec. 18 – Thomas McCollum, Guelph Storm
Jan. 1 – Kevin Maletto, Shawinigan Cataractes
Jan. 8 – Torrie Jung, Kelowna Rockets
Jan. 15 – Sebastien Dahm, Niagara IceDogs
Jan. 22 – Joey Perricone, Moose Jaw Warriors
Jan. 29 – Sebastien Dahm, Niagara IceDogs
Feb. 5 – Thomas McCollum, Guelph Storm / Riku Helenius, Seattle Thunderbirds
Feb. 12 – Ryan Moir, Gatineau Olympiques
Feb. 19 – Olivier Roy, Cape Breton Screaming Eagles
Feb. 26 – Kyle Gajewski, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
March 3 – Juha Metsola, Lethbridge Hurricanes
March 10 – Dustin Tokarski, Spokane Chiefs
March 17 – Chet Pickard, Tri City Americans
March 24 – Sebastian Dahm, Niagara IceDogs
April 1 – Michael Hutchinson, Barrie Colts
April 8 – Steve Mason, Kitchener Rangers