Bobkov named CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week

 

Igor Bobkov of the Utah Grizzlies is the CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for the week of Jan. 27-Feb. 2. 

 

The 23-year-old went 2-0-0 with a 1.00 goals-against average and a save percentage of .966 in two appearances last week, helping the Grizzlies to improve to 13-2-4 in their last 19 games.

 

Bobkov turned aside 27 shots in a 2-1 win against Las Vegas on Wednesday and then made 30 saves in a 2-1 victory at Bakersfield on Saturday, improving to 4-0-2 in his last six starts.

 

A third-round selection (76th overall) of the Anaheim Ducks in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, Bobkov has appeared in 13 games with Utah this season posting a record of 5-4-4 with two shutouts, a 2.13 goals-against average and a save percentage of .923. He has also seen action in eight games with Norfolk of the American Hockey League going 5-2-1 with a 2.45 goals-against average and a save percentage of .919.

 

A native of Magnitogorsk, Russia, Bobkov spent all of last season with Norfolk where he appeared in 28 games with a record of 11-17-0, a 3.13 goals-against average and a save percentage of .903.

           

Runners Up: Neil Conway, Elmira (3-0-0, 1.96 GAA, .944 save pct.) and Pat Nagle, Idaho (1-0-1, 1.92 GAA, .948 save pct.).

           

Also Nominated: Ben Meisner (Fort Wayne), Mathieu Corbeil (Gwinnett), Jordan Binnington (Kalamazoo), Travis Fullerton (Las Vegas), Jussi Olkinuora (Ontario), Jeff Jakaitis (South Carolina), Mac Carruth (Toledo) and Peter Mannino (Wheeling).

 

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Oct. 18-20Jeff JakaitisSouth Carolina Stingrays
   
Oct. 21-27Mike ClementeEvansville IceMen
   
Oct. 28-Nov. 3Laurent BrossoitAlaska Aces
   
Nov. 4-10John CurryOrlando Solar Bears
   
Nov. 11-17Michael HutchinsonOntario Reign
   
Nov. 18-24Brian FosterStockton Thunder
   
Nov. 25-Dec. 1Mike CondonWheeling Nailers
   
Dec. 2-8Olivier RoyAlaska Aces
   
Dec. 9-15Trevor CannFlorida Everblades
   
Dec. 16-22Connor KnappGreenville Road Warriors
   
Dec. 23-29Laurent BrossoitBakersfield Condors
   
Dec. 30-Jan. 5Michael HutchinsonOntario Reign
   
Jan. 6-12Brandon AndersonReading Royals
   
Jan. 13-19Laurent BrossoitBakersfield Condors
   
Jan. 20-26Aaron DellUtah Grizzlies