Battochio named CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week


PRINCETON, N.J. – Danny Battochio of the Rapid City Rush is the
CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Feb. 15-21.

The 30-year-old went 3-0-0 with one shutout, a 0.94 goals-against average and a save percentage of .965 in last week’s action.

Battochio stopped all 24 shots he faced in a 2-0 win at Idaho on Wednesday, made 22 saves in a 3-2 victory over Alaska on Friday and had 33 saves in a 3-1 win against the Aces on Sunday.

A native of Lively, Ontario, Battochio has appeared in 35 games for the Rush this season going 16-14-3 with two shutouts, a 2.66 goals-against average and a save percentage of .915.

Battochio has seen action in 241 career games with the Rush posting an overall record of 127-75-20 with 13 shutouts, a 2.58 goals-against average and a save percentage of .913.

Runners Up: Drew Fielding, Adirondack (1-0-1, 0.96 GAA, .979 save pct.), Matt Ginn, Atlanta (2-0-0, 0.97 GAA, .961 save pct.) and Franky Palazzese, Wheeling (3-0-0, 1.33 GAA, .949 save pct.).

Also Nominated: Pat Nagle (Fort Wayne), Branden Komm (Idaho), Nic Riopel (Norfolk), Vitek Vanecek (South Carolina), Jake Paterson (Toledo) and Mark Owuya (Utah).

PREVIOUS WINNERS

 

WEEKPLAYERTEAM
   
Oct. 16-18Josh RobinsonMissouri Mavericks
   
Oct. 19-25Adam MorrisonGreenville Swamp Rabbits
   
Oct. 26-Nov. 1Joel MartinKalamazoo Wings
   
Nov. 2-8Ryan FaragherUtah Grizzlies
   
Nov. 9-15Vitek VanecekSouth Carolina Stingrays
   
Nov. 16-22Steve MichalekQuad City Mallards
   
Nov. 23-29Marek LanghamerRapid City Rush
   
Nov. 30-Dec. 6Ty RimmerNorfolk Admirals
   
Dec. 7-13Eric LevineColorado Eagles
   
Dec. 14-20Jeff LergToledo Walleye
   
Dec. 21-27Branden KommSouth Carolina Stingrays
   
Dec. 28-Jan. 3Pat NagleFort Wayne Komets
   
Jan. 4-10Shane OwenIndy Fuel
   
Jan. 11-17Kent SimpsonAdirondack Thunder
   
Jan. 18-24Jack CampbellIdaho Steelheads
   
Jan. 25-31Jake PatersonToledo Walleye
   
Feb. 1-7Pat NagleFort Wayne Komets
   
Feb. 8-14Jack CampbellIdaho Steelheads