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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).

 

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
     
Jan. 6-12 Brandon Anderson Reading Royals
     
Jan. 13-19 Laurent Brossoit Bakersfield Condors
     
Jan. 20-26 Aaron Dell Utah Grizzlies