PRINCETON, N.J. – Derek Gustafson of the Alaska Aces is the Rbk Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Feb. 5-11, 2007. Gustafson, who won the award for Jan. 1-7, is the third two-time winner this season, joining Mike McKenna from Las Vegas and Jamie Hodson from Bakersfield.
The 27-year-old Gustafson was 3-0-0 with a shutout, a goals-against average of 1.00 and a save percentage of .957 as the Aces went 5-0-0 to extend their team record home-winning streak to 12 games. Alaska is 35-12-2 and leads the West Division by 19 points and the Brabham Cup race by nine points over Bakersfield and Las Vegas.
After stopping all 25 shots in a 4-0 win against Fresno on Feb. 6, the Gresham, Ore. Native made 26 saves in a 5-2 win against Phoenix on Feb. 9 and stopped 15 shots in a 6-1 win against the RoadRunners the next night.