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

 

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Oct. 16-18Josh RobinsonMissouri Mavericks
   
Oct. 19-25Adam MorrisonGreenville Swamp Rabbits
   
Oct. 26-Nov. 1Joel MartinKalamazoo Wings