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 Feb. 24-March 2. He also won the award for the week ending Jan. 12.


Anderson went 2-0-0 with one shutout, a 0.50 goals-against average and a save percentage of .985 in two appearances last week.


The 21-year-old turned aside 32 shots in a 4-1 win against Elmira on Friday and stopped all 33 shots he faced in a 4-0 victory against South Carolina on Saturday.


A native of Langley, British Columbia, Anderson has appeared in 27 games with the Royals this season going 17-8-1 with three shutouts while ranking seventh in the league with a 2.33 goals-against average and 14th with a .911 save percentage.


Under contract to the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League, Anderson is 25-14-2 with five shutouts, a 2.65 goals-against average and a save percentage of .898 in 43 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: Jason Missiaen, Greenville (3-0-0, 2.00 GAA, .941 save pct.) and Ben Meisner, Fort Wayne (1-1-0, 1.50 GAA, .947 save pct.).


Also Nominated: Laurent Brossoit (Bakersfield), Pat Nagle (Idaho), Joel Martin (Kalamazoo), Cody Reichard (Orlando), Allen York (South Carolina), Parker Milner (Stockton), Jared Coreau (Toledo) and Aaron Dell (Utah).




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
Jan. 6-12 Brandon Anderson Reading Royals
Jan. 13-19 Laurent Brossoit Bakersfield Condors
Jan. 20-26 Aaron Dell Utah Grizzlies
Jan. 27-Feb. 2 Igor Bobkov Utah Grizzlies
Feb. 3-9 Pat Nagle Idaho Steelheads
Feb. 10-16 Jason Missiaen Greenville Road Warriors
Feb. 17-23 Ben Meisner Fort Wayne Komets