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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 Feb. 16-22. It is the third time in his career that he was won the weekly honor.

 

Bobkov went 3-0-1 with two shutouts, a 1.49 goals-against average and a save percentage of .955 in four appearances last week.

 

The 24-year-old made 32 saves in a 2-0 win against Idaho on Monday, stopped 30 shots in a 4-3 overtime loss at Alaska on Friday, had 29 saves in a 3-2 victory against the Aces on Saturday and stopped all 30 shots in a 4-0 win at Alaska on Sunday.

 

Bobkov has appeared in 18 games with Utah this season going 10-6-2 with two shutouts, a 2.58 goals-against average and a save percentage of .914. He has also appeared in seven games with Norfolk of the American Hockey League.

 

Under contract to the Anaheim Ducks of the National Hockey League, Bobkov finished second in the ECHL last season with a 2.04 goals-against average and was tied for fifth with a .921 save percentage. He is 27-14-6 in 47 career appearances with the Grizzlies.

 

A native of Surgut, Russia, he has also appeared in 51 career American Hockey League games with Norfolk and Syracuse and during his junior career, he participated in the 2011 World Junior Championships.

                                   

Runners Up: Jack Campbell, Idaho (3-1-0, 1.76 GAA, .949 save pct.), John Griggs, Rapid City (4-0-0, 2.45 GAA, .933 save pct.) and Jeff Lerg, Toledo (3-0-0, 0.65 GAA, .976 save pct.).

 

Also Nominated: Maxime Lagace (Bakersfield), Travis Fullerton (Elmira), Branden Komm (Evansville), Pat Nagle (Fort Wayne), Joel Martin (Kalamazoo), Maxime Clermont (Orlando), Kenny Reiter (Reading), Jeff Jakaitis (South Carolina) and Franky Palazzese (Wheeling).

 

PREVIOUS WINNERS

 

WEEK PLAYER TEAM
     
Oct. 17-19 Joe Cannata Ontario Reign
 
     
Oct. 20-26 Jeff Malcolm Greenville Road Warriors
     
Oct. 27-Nov. 2 Allen York Florida Everblades
     
Nov. 3-9 Joel Martin Kalamazoo Wings
     
Nov. 10-16 Riley Gill Allen Americans
     
Nov. 17-23 Shane Owen Stockton Thunder
     
Nov. 24-30 Trevor Cann Brampton Beast
     
Dec. 1-7 Jeff Jakaitis South Carolina Stingrays
     
Dec. 8-14 Joel Martin Kalamazoo Wings
     
Dec. 15-21 Jason Missiaen Greenville Road Warriors
     
Dec. 22-28 Sam Brittain Cincinnati Cyclones
     
Dec. 29-Jan. 4 Olivier Roy Idaho Steelheads
     
Jan. 5-11 Roman Will Fort Wayne Komets
     
Jan. 12-18 Ryan Faragher Utah Grizzlies
     
Jan. 19-25 Mac Carruth Indy Fuel
     
Jan. 26-Feb. 1 Connor Knapp Reading Royals
     
Feb. 2-8 Garret Sparks Orlando Solar Bears
     
Feb. 9-15 Adam Morrison South Carolina Stingrays