Adam Brown Named Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week

By League Press Release

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that Adam Brown of the Kelowna Rockets is the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending March 13.  Brown posted a 3-0-0-0 record including one shutout with a goals-against-average of 0.65 and save percentage of .979.

Brown recorded his third shutout of the season on Saturday in a 1-0 shootout win over the Kamloops Blazers.  He stopped all 29 shots in regulation time and another four in overtime before prevailing in the shootout to claim first star of the game honours.  He was also named second star of Friday’s contest against the Blazers where he made 33 saves as part of a 5-1 win.  Brown began his week on Wednesday with a 27-save performance as first star of a 3-1 win over the Tri-City Americans.

Brown, a 19-year-old from Yorba Linda, California, is playing in his third WHL season with the Rockets.  In 58 games played this season, Brown ranks fifth in the WHL with a goals-against-average of 2.59 and is tied for fourth in save percentage with a mark of .916.

Jacob Gervais-Chouinard of the Val d’Or Foreurs was also considered after winning two games including one shutout victory with a goals-against-average of 0.96 and a save percentage of .961.  Mark Visentin of the Niagara IceDogs won three games and posted a goals-against-average of 2.50 and save percentage of .932.

2010-11 Vaughn CHL Goaltenders of the Week:

Mar. 7 – Mar. 13: Adam Brown, Kelowna Rockets

Feb. 28 – Mar. 6: Lucas Gore, Chilliwack Bruins

Feb. 21 – Feb. 27: Christopher Gibson, Chicoutimi Saguenéens

Feb. 14 – Feb. 20: Olivier Roy, Acadie-Bathurst Titan

Feb. 7 – Feb. 13: Mark Visentin, Niagara IceDogs

Jan. 31 – Feb. 6: Mark Visentin, Niagara IceDogs

Jan. 24 – Jan. 30: JP Anderson, Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors

Jan. 17 – Jan. 23: Jean-François Bérubé, Montreal Juniors

Jan. 10 – Jan. 16: Darcy Kuemper, Red Deer Rebels

Jan. 3 – Jan. 9: Christopher Gibson, Chicoutimi Saguenéens

Dec. 27 – Jan. 2: James Priestner, Prince George Cougars

Dec. 13 – Dec. 19: Anthony Terenzio, Halifax Mooseheads

Dec. 6 – Dec. 12: Malcolm Subban, Belleville Bulls

Nov. 29 – Dec. 5: Darcy Kuemper, Red Deer Rebels

Nov. 22 – Nov. 28: Scott Wedgewood, Plymouth Whalers

Nov. 15 – Nov. 21: Nicholas Champion, Lewiston MAINEiacs

Nov. 8 – Nov. 14: Jeff Bosch, Kamloops Blazers

Nov. 1 – Nov. 7: JP Anderson, Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors

Oct. 25 – Oct. 31: Evan Mosher, PEI Rocket

Oct. 18 – Oct. 24: Gabriel Girard, Shawinigan Cataractes

Oct. 11 – Oct. 17: Mark Friesen, Swift Current Broncos

Oct. 4 – Oct. 10: Darcy Kuemper, Red Deer Rebels

Sept. 27 – Oct. 3: Scott Stajcer, Owen Sound Attack

Sept. 23 – Sept. 26: Louis Domingue, Quebec Remparts