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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 Nov. 2-8. It is the second time in his career that Faragher has won the weekly honor.

The 25-year-old was 3-0-0 with a 1.67 goals-against average and a .947 save percentage in three appearances last week, helping the Grizzlies sweep a three-game series in Alaska for the first time in club history.

Faragher stopped 28 shots in a 4-2 win on Wednesday, made 27 saves in a 4-1 victory on Friday and turned aside 34 shots in a 3-2 win on Saturday.

A native of Fort Frances, Ontario, Faragher is 6-0-0 this season, with his six wins tied for second in the ECHL. He is second in the league with a .950 save percentage and ranks 10th with a 1.81 goals-against average.

Under contract with San Diego of the American Hockey League, Faragher has appeared in 30 career ECHL games with Utah posting a record of 16-8-3 with one shutout, a 2.53 goals-against average and a save percentage of .918. He also has seen action in 15 career AHL games with Norfolk where he is 4-9-1 with a 2.57 goals-against average and a save percentage of .901.

Prior to turning pro, Faragher played 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 average and a save percentage of .911.

Runners Up: Parker Milner, Missouri (2-0-0, 0.50 GAA, .979 save pct.) and Connor Knapp, Reading (2-0-0, 0.50 GAA, .984 save pct.).

Also Nominated: Joel Rumpel (Allen), C.J. Motte (Elmira), Spencer Martin (Fort Wayne), Philippe Desrosiers (Idaho), Ty Rimmer (Norfolk), Vitek Vanecek (South Carolina) and Jeff Lerg (Toledo).

PREVIOUS WINNERS

 

WEEK PLAYER TEAM
     
Oct. 16-18 Josh Robinson Missouri Mavericks
     
Oct. 19-25 Adam Morrison Greenville Swamp Rabbits
     
Oct. 26-Nov. 1 Joel Martin Kalamazoo Wings