Joel Martin of the Kalamazoo Wings is the CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for March 23-29. It is the third time this season that he was won the weekly honor, and the sixth time in his career, tying him for the second most in league history.
Martin went 2-0-0 with a 0.97 goals-against average and a save percentage of .974 in two appearances last week.
The 32-year-old made 30 saves in a 2-1 overtime win at Colorado on Friday and stopped 46 shots in a 2-1 victory over the Eagles on Saturday.
A native of Three Hills, Alberta, Martin has appeared in a league-high 53 games this season with a record of 28-12-4, three shutouts, a 2.86 goals-against average and a save percentage of .911. He leads the league in both minutes played (3,039) and saves (1,479).
Martin has appeared in 238 career ECHL games with Columbus, Trenton, Elmira, Augusta and Kalamazoo posting an overall record of 121-87-22 with nine shutouts, a 2.95 goals-against average and a save percentage of .909. During the 2012-13 season, he set an ECHL record by playing 3,739 minutes while his 63 games played and 2,051 saves are second all-time in a single season in league history.
He has also seen action in 22 career games in the American Hockey League with Cleveland, Norfolk, Syracuse and Bridgeport.
Also Nominated: Troy Redmann (Alaska), Pat Nagle (Fort Wayne), Chris Rawlings (Idaho), Josh Robinson (Missouri), Jussi Olkinuora (Ontario), Garret Sparks (Orlando), Danny Battochio (Rapid City), Keegan Asmundson (South Carolina), Jeff Lerg (Toledo) and Eric Levine (Utah).
|Oct. 17-19||Joe Cannata||Ontario Reign|
|Oct. 20-26||Jeff Malcolm||Greenville Road Warriors|
|Oct. 27-Nov. 2||Allen York||Florida Everblades|
|Nov. 3-9||Joel Martin||Kalamazoo Wings
|Nov. 10-16||Riley Gill||Allen Americans
|Nov. 17-23||Shane Owen||Stockton Thunder|
|Nov. 24-30||Trevor Cann||Brampton Beast
|Dec. 1-7||Jeff Jakaitis||South Carolina Stingrays|
|Dec. 8-14||Joel Martin||Kalamazoo Wings|
|Dec. 15-21||Jason Missiaen||Greenville Road Warriors|
|Dec. 22-28||Sam Brittain||Cincinnati Cyclones|
|Dec. 29-Jan. 4||Olivier Roy||Idaho Steelheads
|Jan. 5-11||Roman Will||Fort Wayne Komets
|Jan. 12-18||Ryan Faragher||Utah Grizzlies|
|Jan. 19-25||Mac Carruth||Indy Fuel
|Jan. 26-Feb. 1||Connor Knapp||Reading Royals
|Feb. 2-8||Garret Sparks||Orlando Solar Bears
|Feb. 9-15||Adam Morrison||South Carolina Stingrays|
|Feb. 16-22||Igor Bobkov||Utah Grizzlies|
|Feb. 23-March 1||Troy Redmann||Alaska Aces|
|March 2-8||Aaron Crandall||Colorado Eagles|
|March 9-15||Jeff Jakaitis||South Carolina Stingrays|
|March 16-22||Jeff Lerg||Toledo Walleye|