Curry named Reebok Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week


PRINCETON, N.J. – John Curry of the Orlando Solar Bears is the Reebok Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Jan. 14-20.


The 28-year-old was 2-0-0 with a 1.92 goals-against average and a save percentage of .938 in two victories against Wheeling last week.


Curry opened the week with 36 saves in a 7-2 win over the Nailers on Thursday and followed that up with 25 saves in a 3-2 overtime win on Saturday.


A native of Shorewood, Minn., Curry has appeared in 30 games for Orlando this season going 16-10-2 with a 2.71 goals-against average and a save percentage of .912. His 16 wins are tied for second in the ECHL and he is second in the league with 1,681 minutes played and is third with 790 saves.


Curry has appeared in 38 career ECHL games with Orlando, Wheeing and Las Vegas posting an overall record of 20-12-2 with a 2.77 goals-against average and a save percentage of .910.


Runners Up: Jeff Jakaitis, South Carolina (2-1-0, 1.34 GAA, .957 save pct.) and Jordan Pearce, Toledo (1-0-0, 1.00 GAA, .953 save pct.).


Also Nominated: Paul Karpowich (Evansville), Louis Domingue (Gwinnett), Josh Robinson (Idaho), Joel Martin (Kalamazoo) and Taylor Nelson (San Francisco).



Oct. 12-14 Marc Cheverie Elmira Jackals
Oct. 15-21 Josh Robinson Idaho Steelheads
Oct. 22-28 Mike Lee Gwinnett Gladiators
Oct. 29-Nov. 4 Chris Carrozzi Ontario Reign
Nov. 5-11 Mike Lee Gwinnett Gladiators
Nov. 12-18 Philipp Grubauer Reading Royals
Nov. 19-25 Thomas Heemskerk San Francisco Bulls
Nov. 26-Dec. 2 Ryan Zapolski South Carolina Stingrays
Dec. 3-9 Cody Reichard Stockton Thunder
Dec. 10-16 Nathan Lieuwen Greenville Road Warriors
Dec. 17-23 Peter Delmas Wheeling Nailers
Dec. 24-30 Ryan Zapolski South Carolina Stingrays
Dec. 31-Jan. 6 Joel Martin Kalamazoo Wings
Jan. 7-13 Pat Nagle Florida Everblades