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Roy named CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week

Olivier Roy of the Idaho Steelheads is the CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Dec. 29-Jan. 4. It is the fourth time in his career that Roy has won the weekly honor.

Roy went 2-0-0 with a two shutouts last week as the Steelheads won a pair of games at Colorado.

The 24-year-old made 29 saves in a 6-0 win on Friday and stopped all 23 shots he faced in a 1-0 victory on Saturday.

A native of Causapscal, Quebec, Roy leads the ECHL this season with 17 wins, is tied for the league lead with three shutouts, is fourth with a 2.31 goals-against average and is tied for 12th with a .913 save percentage.

Selected by the Edmonton Oilers in the fifth round (133rd overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, Roy has appeared in 95 career ECHL games with Idaho, Alaska and Stockton posting an overall record of 53-33-7 with seven shutouts, a 2.23 goals-against average and a save percentage of .925. He has also played in 44 career American Hockey League games with Springfield, Oklahoma City and Abbotsford.

Runners Up: Niklas Lundstrom, Alaska (2-0-0, 1.94 GAA, .926 save pct.), Jussi Olkinuora, Ontario (2-0-0, 2.00, .927 save pct.) and Tim Boron, Wichita (3-0-0, 2.29 GAA, .905 save pct.).

Also Nominated: Ty Rimmer (Bakersfield), Travis Fullerton (Elmira), Roman Will (Fort Wayne), Louis Domingue (Gwinnett), Scott Munroe (Kalamazoo), Mike Clemente (Missouri), Adam Morrison (South Carolina), Jeff Lerg (Toledo), Igor Bobkov (Utah) and Eric Hartzell (Wheeling).

 

PREVIOUS WINNERS

 

WEEK PLAYER TEAM
     
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