Greenville’s Grumet-Morris Named Reebok Hockey ECHL Goaltender Of The Week

Photo Courtesy Dale Zanine/Gwinnett Gladiators

PRINCETON, N.J. – Dov Grumet-Morris of the Greenville Road Warriors is the Reebok Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Dec. 6-12.

 

Grumet-Morris, who also won the award last week, joins Dany Sabourin (Oct. 25-31 and Nov. 1-7, 2004) and Tyrone Garner (Feb. 12-18 and Feb. 19-25, 2001) as the only goaltenders to win the award in consecutive weeks since it was introduced for the 1997-98 season.

 

The 28 year old was 2-0-1 with a goals against average of 1.62 and a save percentage of .928 last week as the Road Warriors earned five of six points in a series at Florida. He opened the week making 21 saves in a 3-2 shootout loss on Wednesday before stopping 19 of 20 shots in a 2-1 win on Friday and turning aside 25 shots in a 5-2 win on Saturday.

 

Grumet-Morris is 10-2-1 with two shutouts, a goals-against average of 1.99 and a save percentage of .931 in 13 appearances for the Road Warriors this season. He is second in the ECHL in goals-against average and wins and is third in save percentage.

 

The native of Evanston, Illinois was a fifth round selection of the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. Grumet-Morris has appeared in 61 games for Cincinnati and Greenville since 2006 with a record of 41-13-5, a goals-against average of 2.44 and a save percentage of .916.

 

He has appeared in 29 games with Portland, Hamilton, Milwaukee, Manitoba, Connecticut and San Antonio of the AHL since 2005 posting a record of 8-13-5. He has appeared in two games for Connecticut this season with a record of 0-1-0, a goals-against average of 1.32 and a save percentage of .935.   

 

Runners Up: J.P. Lamoureux, Utah (1-1-0, 1.51 GAA, .949 save pct.) and David Shantz, Victoria (1-0-1, 1.45 GAA, .960 save pct.).

 

Also Nominated: Josh Tordjman (Bakersfield), Marc Cheverie (Cincinnati), Ryan Nie (Kalamazoo), Michael Ouzas (Las Vegas), Todd Ford (South Carolina) and Jordan Pearce (Toledo).

 

PREVIOUS WINNERS

 

WEEKGOALIETEAM
   
Oct. 15-17Patrick KilleenWheeling Nailers
   
Oct. 18-24
Tyson SexsmithStockton Thunder
   
Oct. 25-31Nic RiopelGreenville Road Warriors
   
Nov. 1-7Bryan PittonStockton Thunder
   
Nov. 8-14Kellen BriggsOntario Reign
   
Nov. 15-21David ShantzVictoria Salmon Kings
   
Nov. 22-28Billy SauerGwinnett Gladiators
   
Nov. 29-Dec. 5Dov Grumet-MorrisGreenville Road Warriors