Brittain named CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week


Sam Brittain of the Cincinnati Cyclones is the CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Dec. 22-28.


Brittain went 1-0-0 with a 0.97 goals-against average and a save percentage of .970 last week.


The 22-year-old turned aside 32 of the 33 shots he faced in a 2-1 overtime win at Indy on Saturday.


Under contract to the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League, Brittain has appeared in 10 games with the Cyclones this season posting a record of 5-4-1 with one shutout, a 2.62 goals-against average and a save percentage of .900.


Selected by the Panthers in the fourth round (92nd overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, Brittain is in his first pro season after spending the last four seasons with the University of Denver. He appeared in 97 career games with Pioneers going 51-34-11 with seven shutouts, a 2.36 goals-against average and a save percentage of .924.


Runner Up: Joel Martin, Kalamazoo (1-0-0, 1.00 GAA, .957 save pct.).


Also Nominated: Frans Tuohimaa (Bakersfield), Clarke Saunders (Colorado), Pat Nagle (Fort Wayne), Olivier Roy (Idaho), Maxime Lagace (Missouri), Jeff Lerg (Toledo) and Igor Bobkov (Utah).




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