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Alaska's Courchaine named Reebok Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week

PRINCETON, N.J. – Adam Courchaine of the Alaska Aces is the Reebok Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Jan. 9-15.

 

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.).

 

Also Nominated: Bryan Pitton (Bakersfield), Kyle Jones (Colorado), Timo Pielmeier (Elmira), Jeff Jakaitis (Gwinnett), Joe Fallon (Las Vegas), Chris Carrozzi (Ontario) and Dustin Carlson (Toledo).

 

PREVIOUS WINNERS


WEEK WINNER TEAM
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