Dan LaCosta Named the ADT CHL Goaltender of the Week

By pbadmin

CHL Press Release

Toronto – The Canadian Hockey League announced today that Barrie Colts goaltender Dan LaCosta is the ADT CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending Sunday March 19 after helping his club go 3-0 and finishing 3rd in the Eastern Conference standings.

LaCosta, a 19-year-old native of Labrador City, Newfoundland posted a goals against average of 1.33 and a save percentage of .951 last week. The Colts netminder had one shutout in three wins over the final week of the OHL regular season. Last Thursday, LaCosta stopped all 28 shots he faced in a 3-0 victory over the Peterborough Petes. The Colts netminder followed up that performance with 22 saves in a 6-1 win over the Toronto St. Michael’s Majors. Then on Sunday LaCosta stifled the Majors again, stopping 27 shots in a 5-3 win in the Colts final regular season game. LaCosta has been one of the top goalies in the OHL this season and finished in the top five in wins, goals against average, save percentage & shutouts. The Colts will now play the Toronto St. Michael’s Majors in the first round of the OHL playoffs.

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

March 21 – Dan LaCosta, Barrie Colts

March 14 – David Tremblay, Gatineau Olympiques

March 7 – Kyle Gajewski, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds

February 27 – Francois Thuot, Saginaw Spirit

February 21 – Dustin Slade, Vancouver Giants

February 13 – Anthony Guadagnolo, Windsor Spitfires

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