PRINCETON, N.J. – Terry Denike of the Dayton Bombers is the Rbk Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Feb. 26-Mar. 4, 2007.
Starting all five games for the Bombers, the 25-year-old allowed only seven goals and was 5-0-0 with a 1.40 goals-against average and a .952 save percentage. Denike helped Dayton climb into second place in the North Division, two points behind Cincinnati and two points ahead of Reading, when he stopped all 25 shots he faced to record his first shutout of the season in a 6-0 win against Trenton on Mar. 4.
Signed by Dayton on Feb. 8, the 6-foot-1 and 190-pound Denike is 5-1-0 with a goals-against average of 1.83 and a save percentage of .936 in six games with the Bombers. After stopping 29 shots in a 6-2 win against Toledo on Feb. 27, he made 23 saves in a 4-1 win at Johnstown on Feb. 28 and had a season-high 32 saves in a 5-2 win at Wheeling on Mar. 2. The Burlington, Ontario native made 31 saves in a 7-2 win at Reading on Mar. 3 before returning home to shut out Trenton.