Chiefs’ Irbe Named
ITECH Hockey ECHL Saver of the Week

PRINCETON, N.J. – Johnstown’s Arturs Irbe is the ITECH Hockey ECHL Saver of the Week for October 20-26.

The two-time National Hockey League All-Star was 2-0 with a 1.50 goals against average and a .950 save percentage while helping the Chiefs improve to 4-1-0, tied for first place in the Northern Division with defending Kelly Cup Champion Atlantic City. Assigned to Johnstown by the Carolina Hurricanes of the NHL, Irbe made 27 saves, including 15 in the third period, in a 5-2 win against Texas on Wednesday. Irbe turned aside all 24 shots he faced over the final two periods and finished with 28 saves in a 6-1 win at Dayton on Friday.

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