Alaska's Courchaine named Reebok Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week
The 22-year-old was 3-0-0 with one shutout, a 1.00 goals-against average and a save percentage of .964 in three appearances last week.
Courchaine turned aside all 29 shots he faced in a 3-0 win against Stockton on Thursday and followed that up with 18 saves in a 3-1 victory against the Thunder on Friday. He ended the week with 23 saves in a 4-2 win over Stockton on Saturday.
A native of Kanata, Ontario, Courchaine is 12-1-3 with two shutouts, a league-leading 1.60 goals-against average and a .938 save percentage that is tied for the league lead.
Courchaine has appeared in 45 career ECHL games with Reading and Alaska, posting an overall record of 29-8-5 with six shutouts, a 2.17 goals-against average and a save percentage of .916.
Prior to turning pro, Courchaine appeared in 126 games over three seasons in the Ontario Hockey League with Ottawa, Sarnia and Erie posting a record of 50-60-8 with seven shutouts, a 3.25 goals-against average and a save percentage of .904. He has also appeared in four career American Hockey League games with Providence going 2-1-0 with a goals-against average of 2.06 and a .915 save percentage.
Runners Up: Bryan Hince, Greenville (2-0-0, 1.50 GAA, .943 save pct.), Maxime Clermont, Kalamazoo (2-0-0, 0.96 GAA, .969 save pct.) and Philipp Grubauer, South Carolina (2-0-0, 1.00 GAA, .959 save pct.).
|Oct. 14-16||Gerald Coleman||Alaska Aces|
|Oct. 17-23||Gerald Coleman||Alaska Aces|
|Oct. 24-30||Andrew Engelage||Utah Grizzlies|
|Oct. 31-Nov. 6||Philipp Grubauer||South Carolina Stingrays|
|Nov. 7-13||Nic Riopel||Greenville Road Warriors|
|Nov. 14-20||Olivier Roy||Stockton Thunder|
|Nov. 21-27||Darcy Kuemper||Ontario Reign|
|Nov. 28-Dec. 4||Brian Stewart||Elmira Jackals|
|Dec. 5-11||Jason Missiaen||Greenville Road Warriors|
|Dec. 12-18||Jeff Jakaitis||Gwinnett Gladiators|
|Dec. 19-25||Jerry Kuhn||Idaho Steelheads|
|Dec. 26-Jan. 1 ||Jeff Jakaitis||Gwinnett Gladiators|
|Jan. 2-8||Olivier Roy||Stockton Thunder|