PRINCETON, N.J. – Brett Jaeger of the Fresno Falcons is the Sun National Bank ECHL Saver of the Month for February.
The 22-year-old rookie goaltender was unbeaten in regulation in February, going 5-0-2 with a 1.06 goals-against average and a save percentage of .971. Runner-up for ECHL Saver of the Week for two straight weeks (February 14-20 and February 21-27), Jaeger set a team scoreless streak record by not allowing a goal for 166:52 from February 15-20, surpassing the previous mark by 56 minutes.
After being forced to leave because of injury in his first start of the month, the 5-10 and 190-pound Jaeger record on February 12 and stopped 42 shots in a 4-1 win at San Diego and later shut out the Gulls 1-0 on February 18. Following a shootout loss at Victoria on February 15, Jaeger stopped all 20 shots he faced on February 16 before receiving a game misconduct one minute into the third period. Following a 3-2 win over Las Vegas on February 20, Jaeger stopped 49 shots in a 2-1 shootout win at Alaska on February 26. He closed out the month with a 4-3 shootout loss at Alaska, making 13 saves in regulation and five saves in overtime after entering the game in relief of starter Jamie Hodson.