Gwinnett's Zapolski named Reebok Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week
The 25-year-old was 2-0-0 with one shutout, a 0.50 goals-against average and a save percentage of .985 in two appearances for the Gladiators last week.
Zapolski opened the week with 34 saves in a 3-1 win at Greenville on Tuesday and followed that up with 30 saves a 2-0 win against Cincinnati on Saturday for his second shutout of the season.
A native of Erie, Pa., Zapolski has appeared in 10 games with Gwinnett this season posting a 6-1-1 record with two shutouts, a 1.97 goals-against average and a save percentage of .932. Overall this season, he has seen action in 13 games with Gwinnett, Kalamazoo and Toledo going 8-2-1 with a 1.98 goals-against average and a save percentage of .933.
Prior to turning pro, Zapolski played four seasons at Mercyhurst College where he appeared in 109 games and went 48-43-11 with eight shutouts, a 2.77 goals-against average and a save percentage of .920.
Also Nominated: James Reid (Alaska), Rob Madore (Chicago), Timo Pielmeier (Elmira), Maxime Clermont (Kalamazoo), Jean-Francois Berube (Ontario), Mark Owuya (Reading), Alec Richards (Toledo) and Peter Delmas (Wheeling).
|Oct. 14-16||Gerald Coleman||Alaska Aces|
|Oct. 17-23||Gerald Coleman||Alaska Aces|
|Oct. 24-30||Andrew Engelage||Utah Grizzlies|
|Oct. 31-Nov. 6||Philipp Grubauer||South Carolina Stingrays|
|Nov. 7-13||Nic Riopel||Greenville Road Warriors|
|Nov. 14-20||Olivier Roy||Stockton Thunder|
|Nov. 21-27||Darcy Kuemper||Ontario Reign|
|Nov. 28-Dec. 4||Brian Stewart||Elmira Jackals|
|Dec. 5-11||Jason Missiaen||Greenville Road Warriors|
|Dec. 12-18||Jeff Jakaitis||Gwinnett Gladiators|
|Dec. 19-25||Jerry Kuhn||Idaho Steelheads|
|Dec. 26-Jan. 1 ||Jeff Jakaitis||Gwinnett Gladiators|
|Jan. 2-8||Olivier Roy||Stockton Thunder|
|Jan. 9-15||Adam Courchaine||Alaska Aces|
|Jan. 16-23||Daren Machesney||South Carolina Stingrays|
|Jan. 24-30||Joe Fallon||Las Vegas Wranglers|
|Jan. 31-Feb. 5||Peter Delmas||Wheeling Nailers|
|Feb. 6-12||Alec Richards||Toledo Walleye|
|Feb. 13-19||Pat Nagle||Florida Everblades|
|Feb. 20-26||Adam Courchaine||Alaska Aces|
|Feb. 27-March 4||Jason Missiaen||Greenville Road Warriors|