Lee named Reebok Hockey Goalie of the Week
PRINCETON, N.J. - Mike Lee of the Gwinnett Gladiators is the Reebok Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Nov. 5-11. It is the second time in the last three weeks that Lee has captured the weekly honor.
The 22-year-old went 3-0-0 with a 1.65 goals-against average and a save percentage of .947 in three appearances against Orlando last week as the Gladiators extended their winning streak to eight games.
Lee made 26 saves in a 2-1 overtime win on Wednesday, stopped 33 of 36 shots in a 4-3 victory against the Solar Bears on Thursday and ended the week with 31 saves in a 2-1 victory on Sunday.
A native of Roseu, Minn., Lee has won five consecutive five appearances, and leads the ECHL with eight wins, a 1.82 goals-against average and a .932 save percentage. He is second with 661 minutes played and is third with 276 saves.
Selected in the third-round (91st overall) by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, Lee spent the previous three seasons at St. Cloud State, posting an overall record of 32-29-9 with four shutouts, a 2.65 goals-against average and a save percentage of .917.
Lee was part of the United States gold-medal squad at the 2010 World Junior Championships, where he saw action in five games, posting a goals-against average of 2.50 and a .908 save percentage.
Also Nominated: Brian Stewart (Bakersfield), Kyle Jones (Colorado), Rob Madore (Evansville), Ken Reiter (Fort Wayne), Nathan Lieuwen (Greenville), Josh Robinson (Idaho), Joel Martin (Kalamazoo), Jean-Francois Berube (Ontario), Ryan Zapolski (South Carolina) and Jordan Pearce (Toledo).
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|Oct. 12-14||Marc Cheverie||Elmira Jackals|
|Oct. 15-21||Josh Robinson||Idaho Steelheads|
|Oct. 22-28||Mike Lee||Gwinnett Gladiators|
|Oct. 29-Nov. 4||Chris Carrozzi||Ontario Reign|