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Will named CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week

 

Roman Will of the Fort Wayne Komets is the CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Jan. 5-11.

 

Will went 1-0-1 with a 1.45 goals-against average and a save percentage of .962 in two games last week.

 

The 22-year-old stopped 39 shots in a 4-1 win at Greenville on Friday and made 37 saves in a 3-2 shootout loss against the Road Warriors on Saturday.

 

A native of Litomerice, Czech Republic, Will is 3-1-2 in six appearances with the Komets this season with a 2.57 goals-against average and a save percentage of .927. He has also seen action in 11 games with Lake Erie of the American Hockey League.

 

Under contract with the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League, Will is in his first season of pro hockey in North America. Last season, he appeared in 20 games with Mlada Boleslav in the Czech Republic where we went 16-4-0 with a 1.84 goals-against average. During the 2011-12 season, he played with Moncton of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League where he was named to the QMJHL First All-Star Team with a 29-25-7 record, a 2.77 goals-against average and a .913 save percentage.

                                   

Runners Up: Riley Gill, Allen (3-0-0, 1.44 GAA, .953 save pct.), Jeff Malcolm, Greenville (2-0-0, 1.85, .948 save pct.) and Tyler Bunz, Wichita (2-0-0, 2.00 GAA, .938 save pct.).

 

Also Nominated: Travis Fullerton (Elmira), Scott Greenham (Evansville), Mike Lee (Gwinnett), Olivier Roy (Idaho), Joel Martin (Kalamazoo), Sean Bonar (Orlando), Mike Clemente (Missouri), Jussi Olkinuora (Ontario), Jeff Jakaitis (South Carolina), Jeff Lerg (Toledo) and Ryan Faragher (Utah).

 

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
     
Dec. 29-Jan. 4 Olivier Roy Idaho Steelheads