CHL Press Release
Toronto – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that Kelowna Rockets goaltender Derek Yeomans is the ADT CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending Sunday February 5 after picking up three wins last week over some stiff WHL competition.
Yeomans, a 19-year-old native of St. Albert, Alberta posted a goals against average of 0.67 and a save percentage of .962 last week. Derek started off the week with a 2-0 shutout win over the Everett Silvertips. Yeomans followed up that strong performance with a pair of 3-1 victories over the Prince George Cougars on Friday & Saturday to help the Rockets pick up three big victories over a pair of tough Western Conference rivals. Yeomans is in the top 10 in save percentage, goals against average, wins & shootouts amongst WHL goaltenders.
Each week during the regular season, the CHL will recognize 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 2005-06 season.
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2005-06 ADT CHL Goaltenders of the Week
February 5 – Derek Yeomans, Kelowna Rockets
January 30 – Josh Lepp, Red Deer Rebels
January 24 – Danny Battochio, Ottawa 67’s
January 19 – Ondrej Pavelec, Cape Breton Screaming Eagles
January 10 – Josh Tordjman, Moncton Wildcats
January 4 – Dustin Slade, Vancouver Giants
December 18 – Ryan MacDonald, Guelph Storm
December 11 – Jean-Philippe Levasseur, Rouyn Noranda Huskies
December 4 – Ilia Ejov, St. John’s Fog Devils
November 27 – Justin Pogge, Calgary Hitmen
November 15 – Cedrick Desjardins, Quebec Remparts
November 8 – Kevin Armstrong, Saskatoon Blades
November 1 – Justin Pogge, Calgary Hitmen
October 24 – Daren Machesney, Brampton Battalion