PRINCETON, N.J. – Mike Ayers of Dayton is the Reebok Hockey ECHL Saver of the Week for January 17-23.
Ayers, who has started 14 consecutive games for the Bombers, was 2-1-0 with a goals-against average of 1.65 and a save percentage of .947 in three road games. The 25-year-old Ayers is 7-14-1 with a goals-against average of 2.86 and a save percentage of .911 in his first professional season.
The 5-11 and 175-pound Ayers made 26 saves in a 4-1 win at Wheeling on January 19, helping the Bombers end a five-game winless streak. After making 36 saves in a 3-2 at Toledo on January 22, he closed out the week making 27 saves in a 2-1 loss at Toledo.
Ayers has also played two games in the American Hockey League with Cincinnati, going 1-0-1 with a goals-against average of 1.45 and a save percentage of .952.