Rumpel named CCM/ECHL Goaltender of the Week

Joel Rumpel of the Cincinnati Cyclones is the CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Feb. 27-March 5. It is the second time in his career that he has received the weekly honor.

Rumpel went 2-0-0 with one shutout, a 1.00 goals-against average and a save percentage of .979 in two victories against Adirondack last week.

The 25-year-old stopped all 46 shots he faced in a 2-0 win on Thursday and followed that up with 51 saves in a 3-2 victory on Saturday.

A native of Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Rumpel has appeared in seven games for the Cyclones this season posting a record of 3-3-0 with two shutouts, a 2.74 goals-against average and a .925 save percentage.

Rumpel has seen action in 50 career ECHL games with Cincinnati and Allen going 27-14-5 with four shutouts, a 2.70 goals-against average and a save percentage of .910 while capturing Kelly Cup titles with the Americans each of the previous two seasons. He also has appeared in two career games with San Jose of the American Hockey League with a 1-0-1 record.

Prior to turning pro, Rumpel played collegiate hockey at the University of Wisconsin where he posted a 53-50-11 record with a 2.51 goals-against average and a .918 save percentage over four seasons and in 2013-14 was named a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award.

Runners Up: Landon Bow, Idaho (2-0-0, 0.50 GAA, .982 save pct.), Jack Flinn, Manchester (1-0-1, 1.096 GAA, .952 save pct.) and Mark Dekanich, Reading (3-0-0, 1.78 GAA, .943 save pct.).

Also Nominated: Andy Iles (Elmira), Anthony Peters (Florida), Pat Nagle (Fort Wayne), Eric Levine (Indy), Jake Paterson (Toledo), Colin Stevens (Tulsa), Ryan Faragher (Utah), Doug Carr (Wheeling) and Drew Owsley (Wichita).


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

Jan. 2-8                         Mark Visentin, Cincinnati Cyclones

Jan. 9-15                    Brandon Anderson, Norfolk Admirals

Jan. 16-22                  Kent Patterson, Wichita Thunder

Jan. 23-29                  Sean Maguire, Wheeling Nailers

Jan 30-Feb. 5           Clarke Saunders, Colorado Eagles

Feb. 6-12                    Eamon McAdam, Missouri Mavericks

Feb. 13-19                 Adam Morrison, Rapid City Rush

Feb. 20-26                 Nick Riopel, Kalamazoo Wings