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Faragher named CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week

 

Ryan Faragher of the Utah Grizzlies is the CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Jan. 12-18.

 

Faragher went 3-0-1 with a 2.17 goals-against average and a save percentage of .931 in four appearances last week.

 

The 24-year-old made 29 saves in a 4-3 overtime loss at Idaho on Tuesday, stopped 24 shots in a 2-1 shootout win against the Steelheads on Wednesday, had 36 saves in a 5-2 victory at Bakersfield on Friday and turned aside 32 shots in a 3-2 victory over the Condors on Saturday.

 

A native of Fort Frances, Ontario, Faragher has appeared in 21 games with the Grizzlies this season posting a record of 10-6-3 with one shutout while ranking second among rookie goaltenders with a 2.61 goals-against average.

 

Under a National Hockey League contract with the Anaheim Ducks, Faragher played the last three seasons at St. Cloud State University, appearing in 98 games with an overall record of 53-34-8 with five shutouts, a 2.58 goals-against aerage and a save percentage of .911.

                                   

Runners Up: Joel Martin, Kalamazoo (2-0-0, 2.00 GAA, .933 save pct.) and Eric Hartzell, Wheeling (2-0-0, 2.00 GAA, .931 save pct.).

 

Also Nominated: Roman Will (Fort Wayne), Henri Kiviaho (Idaho), Jussi Olkinuora (Ontario), Garret Sparks (Orlando) and Jeff Lerg (Toledo).

 

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