Anderson named CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week


Brandon Anderson of the Reading Royals is the CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for the week of Jan. 6-12.


The 21-year-old went 4-0-0 with one shutout, a 1.25 goals-against average and a save percentage of .952 last week.


Anderson turned aside 23 shots in a 6-2 win against Wheeling on Wednesday, made 18 saves in a 4-1 victory at Elmira on Friday, had 28 saves in a 4-2 win against the Jackals on Saturday and turned aside all 30 shots he faced in a 3-0 victory over Elmira on Sunday.


A native of Langley, British Columbia, Anderson has appeared in 15 games with the Royals this season posting a record of 8-6-1 with two shutouts, a 2.73 goals-against average and a save percentage of .896.


Under contract to the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League, Anderson is 14-12-2 with four shutouts, a 2.96 goals-against average and a save percentage of .885 in 31 career appearances with Reading.


Prior to turning pro, Anderson saw action in 138 games in the Western Hockey League with Brandon and Lethbridge.


Runners Up: Ben Meisner, Fort Wayne (2-0-1, 2.00 GAA, .943 save pct.), Mitch O’Keefe, Las Vegas (2-1-0, 1.60 GAA, .958 save pct.) and Hannu Toivonen, Toledo (2-0-0, 1.50 GAA, .955 save pct.).


Also Nominated: Olivier Roy (Alaska), Trevor Cann (Florida), Brad Phillips (Gwinnett), Pat Nagle (Idaho), Jordan Binnington (Kalamazoo), Michael Hutchinson (Ontario), Jeff Jakaitis (South Carolina), Brian Foster (Stockton) and Aaron Dell (Utah).




Oct. 18-20Jeff JakaitisSouth Carolina Stingrays
Oct. 21-27Mike ClementeEvansville IceMen
Oct. 28-Nov. 3Laurent BrossoitAlaska Aces
Nov. 4-10John CurryOrlando Solar Bears
Nov. 11-17Michael HutchinsonOntario Reign
Nov. 18-24Brian FosterStockton Thunder
Nov. 25-Dec. 1Mike CondonWheeling Nailers
Dec. 2-8Olivier RoyAlaska Aces
Dec. 9-15Trevor CannFlorida Everblades
Dec. 16-22Connor KnappGreenville Road Warriors
Dec. 23-29Laurent BrossoitBakersfield Condors
Dec. 30-Jan. 5Michael HutchinsonOntario Reign