Joel Martin of the Kalamazoo Wings is the CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Dec. 19-23. It is the ninth time in his career that he has received the weekly honor, extending his own league record.
Martin made 32 saves – and stopped all three shootout attempts – in the K-Wings’ 3-2 shootout win at Toledo on Friday.
The 34-year-old is 7-7-2 in 17 appearances for Kalamazoo this season with a 3.18 goals-against average and a .903 save percentage.
A native of Fort Worth, Texas, Martin has seen action in 324 career ECHL games with Kalamazoo, Augusta, Elmira, Trenton and Columbus. He ranks fifth in ECHL history with 166 career wins and is tied for 14th with 13 career shutouts.
He has also seen action in 22 career games in the American Hockey League with Cleveland, Norfolk, Syracuse and Bridgeport.
Runners Up: Riley Gill, Allen (2-0-0, 1.50 GAA, .957 save pct.) and Ryan Massa, Orlando (1-0-0, 2.00 GAA, .966 save pct.).
Also Nominated: Garrett Bartus (Fort Wayne), Eric Levine (Indy), Drew Fielding (Reading), Jake Paterson (Toledo) and Troy Redmann (Utah).
Oct. 14-16 Jake Hildebrand, Indy Fuel
Oct. 17-23 Brandon Halverson, Greenville Swamp Rabbits
Oct. 24-30 Doug Carr, Wheeling Nailers
Oct. 31-Nov. 6 Jamie Phillips, Tulsa Oilers
Nov. 7-13 Jake Hildebrand, Indy Fuel
Nov. 14-20 Adam Morrison, Rapid City Rush
Nov. 21-27 Kevin Carr, Alaska Aces
Nov. 28-Dec. 4 Riley Gill, Allen Americans
Dec. 5-11 Riley Gill, Allen Americans
Dec. 12-18 Clarke Saunders, Colorado Eagles