Morrison named CCM/ECHL Goaltender of the Week

Adam Morrison of the Rapid City Rush is the CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Feb. 13-19. It is the second time this season and the fourth time in his career that he has received the weekly honor.

 

Morrison went 3-0-0 with a 2.64 goals-against average and a save percentage of .926 last week to help the Rush to a sweep of their four-game road trip.

 

The 26-year-old made 35 saves in a 5-3 win at Tulsa on Friday, stopped 27 shots in a 4-3 victory at Allen on Saturday and had 38 saves in a 3-2 win over the Americans on Sunday.

 

A native of White Rock, British Columbia, Morrison has appeared in 23 games for the Rush this season going 10-8-4 with one shutout, a 3.04 goals-against average and a save percentage of .905.

 

Morrison has seen action in 95 career ECHL games with Rapid City, Greenville, Fort Wayne, Reading, Utah and South Carolina with an overall record of 43-31-16 with eight shutouts, a 2.82 goals-against average and a save percentage of .909.

 

Selected by the Philadelphia Flyers in the third round (81st overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, Morrison played four seasons in the Western Hockey League with Saskatoon and Vancouver prior to turning pro. During the 2011-12 season, he went 35-16-3 in 55 games with Vancouver with a 2.75 goals-against average and a save percentage of .901.

 

Runners Up: Landon Bow, Idaho (2-0-0, 1.93 GAA, .935 save pct.) and Kasimir Kaskisuo, Orlando (1-0-1, 1.92 GAA, .947 save pct.).

 

Also Nominated: Dan Vladar (Atlanta), Clarke Saunders (Colorado), Pat Nagle (Fort Wayne), Nick Riopel (Kalamazoo), Mark Dekanich (Reading), Jake Paterson (Toeldo) and Ryan Faragher (Utah).

 

PREVIOUS WINNERS

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

Dec. 19-23                  Joel Martin, Kalamazoo Wings

Dec. 27-Jan. 1           Jake Paterson, Toledo Walleye

Jan. 2-8                         Mark Visentin, Cincinnati Cyclones

Jan. 9-15                    Brandon Anderson, Norfolk Admirals

Jan. 16-22                  Kent Patterson, Wichita Thunder

Jan. 23-29                  Sean Maguire, Wheeling Nailers

Jan 30-Feb. 5           Clarke Saunders, Colorado Eagles

Feb. 6-12                    Eamon McAdam, Missouri Mavericks