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Anderson named CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week

 

Brandon Anderson of the Reading Royals is the CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for the week of Jan. 6-12.

 

The 21-year-old went 4-0-0 with one shutout, a 1.25 goals-against average and a save percentage of .952 last week.

 

Anderson turned aside 23 shots in a 6-2 win against Wheeling on Wednesday, made 18 saves in a 4-1 victory at Elmira on Friday, had 28 saves in a 4-2 win against the Jackals on Saturday and turned aside all 30 shots he faced in a 3-0 victory over Elmira on Sunday.

 

A native of Langley, British Columbia, Anderson has appeared in 15 games with the Royals this season posting a record of 8-6-1 with two shutouts, a 2.73 goals-against average and a save percentage of .896.

 

Under contract to the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League, Anderson is 14-12-2 with four shutouts, a 2.96 goals-against average and a save percentage of .885 in 31 career appearances with Reading.

 

Prior to turning pro, Anderson saw action in 138 games in the Western Hockey League with Brandon and Lethbridge.

           

Runners Up: Ben Meisner, Fort Wayne (2-0-1, 2.00 GAA, .943 save pct.), Mitch O’Keefe, Las Vegas (2-1-0, 1.60 GAA, .958 save pct.) and Hannu Toivonen, Toledo (2-0-0, 1.50 GAA, .955 save pct.).

           

Also Nominated: Olivier Roy (Alaska), Trevor Cann (Florida), Brad Phillips (Gwinnett), Pat Nagle (Idaho), Jordan Binnington (Kalamazoo), Michael Hutchinson (Ontario), Jeff Jakaitis (South Carolina), Brian Foster (Stockton) and Aaron Dell (Utah).

 

PREVIOUS WINNERS

 

WEEK PLAYER TEAM
     
Oct. 18-20 Jeff Jakaitis South Carolina Stingrays
     
Oct. 21-27 Mike Clemente Evansville IceMen
     
Oct. 28-Nov. 3 Laurent Brossoit Alaska Aces
     
Nov. 4-10 John Curry Orlando Solar Bears
     
Nov. 11-17 Michael Hutchinson Ontario Reign
     
Nov. 18-24 Brian Foster Stockton Thunder
     
Nov. 25-Dec. 1 Mike Condon Wheeling Nailers
     
Dec. 2-8 Olivier Roy Alaska Aces
     
Dec. 9-15 Trevor Cann Florida Everblades
     
Dec. 16-22 Connor Knapp Greenville Road Warriors
     
Dec. 23-29 Laurent Brossoit Bakersfield Condors
     
Dec. 30-Jan. 5 Michael Hutchinson Ontario Reign