Carruth named CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week

 

Mac Carruth of the Indy Fuel is the CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Jan. 19-25.

 

Carruth went 3-0-0 with one shutout, a 0.67 goals-against average and a save percentage of .974 last week, helping the Fuel extend their unbeaten streak to eight games (7-0-1).

 

The 22-year-old turned aside all 26 shots he faced in a 1-0 win at Gwinnett on Monday, made 21 saves in a 4-1 victory against Allen on Friday and stopped 27 shots in a 4-1 win over Evansville on Saturday.

 

A native of Jackson, Wyo., Carruth has appeared in 20 games for Indy this season posting a record of 6-9-4 with one shutout, a 2.69 goals-against average and a save percentage of .905. He has also won both of his appearances with Rockford of the American Hockey League this season.

 

Under a National Hockey League contract with the Chicago Blackhawks, Carruth has appeared in 52 career ECHL games with Indy, Florida and Toledo with an overall record of 16-28-3 with three shutouts, a 3.10 goals-against average and a save percentage of .897.

 

Prior to turning pro, he played four seasons with Portland in the Western Hockey League, where in his final season in 2012-13 he went 30-7-2 with seven shutouts, a 2.07 goals-against average and a save percentage of .929.

                                   

Runners Up: Clarke Saunders, Colorado (3-0-0, 2.00 GAA, .928 save pct.), Garret Sparks, Orlando (2-0-0, 2.35 GAA, .951 save pct.) and Connor Knapp, Reading (2-0-0, 1.50 GAA, .956 save pct.).

 

Also Nominated: Troy Redmann (Alaska), Frans Tuohimaa (Bakersfield), Garrett Bartus (Fort Wayne), Olivier Roy (Idaho), Scott Munroe (Kalamazoo), Mike Clemente (Missouri), Jeff Lerg (Toledo) and Igor Bobkov (Utah).

 

PREVIOUS WINNERS

 

WEEKPLAYERTEAM
   
Oct. 17-19Joe CannataOntario Reign
 
   
Oct. 20-26Jeff MalcolmGreenville Road Warriors
   
Oct. 27-Nov. 2Allen YorkFlorida Everblades
   
Nov. 3-9Joel MartinKalamazoo Wings
   
Nov. 10-16Riley GillAllen Americans
   
Nov. 17-23Shane OwenStockton Thunder
   
Nov. 24-30Trevor CannBrampton Beast
   
Dec. 1-7Jeff JakaitisSouth Carolina Stingrays
   
Dec. 8-14Joel MartinKalamazoo Wings
   
Dec. 15-21Jason MissiaenGreenville Road Warriors
   
Dec. 22-28Sam BrittainCincinnati Cyclones
   
Dec. 29-Jan. 4Olivier RoyIdaho Steelheads
   
Jan. 5-11Roman WillFort Wayne Komets
   
Jan. 12-18Ryan FaragherUtah Grizzlies