Las Vegas’ Fallon Named Reebok Hockey ECHL Goaltender Of The Week

PRINCETON, N.J.- Joe Fallon of the Las Vegas Wranglers is the Reebok Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Jan. 17-23.  

 

The 25 year old was 2-0-0 with one shutout, a goals-against average of 1.50 and a save percentage of .938 last week as the Wranglers improved their record to a league-best 25-11-3 for 53 points and a five-point lead over Stockton for first place in the Pacific Division.

 

Fallon opened the week with 20 saves in a 4-0 shutout victory against Alaska on Tuesday and then made 25 saves in a 5-3 win over Bakersfield on Friday.

 

The Bemidji, Minn. native has appeared in 21 games for the Wranglers this season posting a 13-7-0 record with two shutouts. He ranks fourth in the ECHL with a 2.43 goals-against average and is tied for fourth with a .918 save percentage.

 

Fallon, who is under contract with San Antonio of the American Hockey League, has appeared in four games with the Rampage this season going 2-1-0 with a 2.36 goals-against average and a save percentage of .900.

 

A sixth round selection (167th overall) of the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, Fallon has appeared in 56 career ECHL games with Fresno, Gwinnett and Las Vegas going 31-21-3 with four shutouts, a 2.77 goals-against average and a save percentage of .909.

 

Runners Up: Tyler Beskorowany, Idaho (2-0-1, 1.62 GAA, .949 save pct.) and Bryan Pitton, Stockton (3-0-0, 2.00 GAA, .909 save pct.).

 

Also Nominated: Josh Tordjman (Bakersfield), Riley Gill (Kalamazoo), Beau Erickson (Ontario), Jimmy Spratt (Toledo) and David Shantz (Victoria).

 

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
   
Dec. 6-12Dov Grumet-MorrisGreenville Road Warriors
   
Dec. 13-19Josh TordjmanBakersfield Condors
   
Dec. 20-26Josh TordjmanBakersfield Condors
   
Dec. 27-Jan. 2J.P. LamoureuxUtah Grizzlies
   
Jan. 3-9Andrew EngelageUtah Grizzlies
   
Jan. 10-16Ryan NieKalamazoo Wings