PRINCETON, N.J. – Nick Boucher of Pee Dee is the Reebok Hockey ECHL Saver of the Week for December 6-12. Boucher won the award for November 22-28 and becomes the second two-time winner this season, joining Dany Sabourin of Wheeling, who won October 25-31 and November 1-7.
The 23-year-old Boucher stopped 34 shots in a 3-0 win at Augusta on Friday for his second consecutive road shutout. He made 25 saves in a 4-0 win against Louisiana on Saturday to become the fifth goaltender this season to post back-to-back shutouts.
With Sebastien LaPlante on injured reserve since November 21, Boucher, who has not allowed a goal in the last 147:20, has started 10 consecutive games for the Pride, going 7-2-1 with three shutouts, a goals-against average of 1.82 and a save percentage of .940. In 18 games, Boucher is 9-4-2 with a save percentage of .932 while ranking seventh in the league with a goals-against average of 2.03. Boucher is tied for second in shutouts (3), ranks third in minutes (944), ranks fourth in saves (436) and is tied for fourth in wins (9).