Visentin named CCM/ECHL Goaltender of the Week

Mark Visentin of the Cincinnati Cyclones is the CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Jan. 2-8.

Visentin went 3-0-0 with one shutout, a 1.65 goals-against average and a save percentage of .940 in three appearances last week.

The 24-year-old made 25 saves in a 4-3 win at Wichita on Wednesday, stopped all 25 shots he faced in a 4-0 victory at Quad City on Friday and made 29 saves in a 3-2 win at Wheeling on Sunday.

Under an American Hockey League contract with the Milwaukee Admirals, Visentin has appeared in 15 games for the Cyclones this season going 8-5-1 with one shutout, a 2.71 goals-against average and a save percentage of .902. He has also appeared in one game for Milwaukee with a record of 0-0-1.

A first-round selection (27th overall) of the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, Visentin has appeared in 16 career ECHL games with Gwinnett and Cincinnati while also seeing action in 89 American Hockey League games with Milwaukee, Rockford and Portland where he has posted a career record of 33-37-3 with three shutouts, a 3.04 goals-against average and a save percentage of .903. He has also appeared in one career NHL game with the Coyotes.

Prior to turning pro, he appeared in 166 career Ontario Hockey League games with Niagara posting an overall record of 89-55-16 with 14 shutouts, a 2.75 goals-against average and a save percentage of ..911.

Runners Up: Brandon Anderson, Norfolk (3-0-0, 1.00 GAA, .966 save pct.) and Parker Milner, South Carolina (3-0-0, 0.97 GAA, .954 save pct.).

Also Nominated: Anthony Peters (Florida), P.J. Musico (Fort Wayne), Branden Komm (Idaho), Eric Levine (Indy), Joel Martin (Kalamazoo), Jake Paterson (Toledo), Colin Stevens (Tulsa), Troy Redmann (Utah) and Sean Maguire (Wheeling).


Oct. 14-16                  Jake Hildebrand, Indy Fuel

Oct. 17-23                  Brandon Halverson, Greenville Swamp Rabbits

Oct. 24-30                  Doug Carr, Wheeling Nailers

Oct. 31-Nov. 6          Jamie Phillips, Tulsa Oilers

Nov. 7-13                    Jake Hildebrand, Indy Fuel

Nov. 14-20                 Adam Morrison, Rapid City Rush

Nov. 21-27                 Kevin Carr, Alaska Aces

Nov. 28-Dec. 4         Riley Gill, Allen Americans

Dec. 5-11                    Riley Gill, Allen Americans

Dec. 12-18                 Clarke Saunders, Colorado Eagles

Dec. 19-23                  Joel Martin, Kalamazoo Wings

Dec. 27-Jan. 1           Jake Paterson, Toledo Walleye