Cincinnati's Johansson named CCM/ECHL Goaltender of the Week

Jonas Johansson of the Cincinnati Cyclones has been named the CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for the week of Nov. 12-18.


Johansson went 2-0-0 with one shutout, a 0.50 goals-against average and a save percentage of .981 in two appearances last week.


The 23-year-old stopped all 23 shots he faced in a 9-0 win against Greenville on Tuesday and made 30 saves in a 4-1 victory over Fort Wayne on Friday.


Under a National Hockey League contract with the Buffalo Sabres, Johansson has appeared in eight games for the Cyclones this season, with a record of 5-2-1 with one shutout, a 2.76 goals-against average and a save percentage of .903.


Johansson has seen action in 35 career ECHL games with Cincinnati posting an overall record of 19-13-2 with one shutout, a 3.04 goals-against average and a save percentage of .908. He has also appeared in 14 career games in the American Hockey League with Rochester where he is 7-6-1.


Prior to coming to North America, Johansson played four seasons in his native Sweden, suiting up for Byrnas IF Gavle and Almtuna IS.


Runners Up: Colton Point, Idaho (1-0-1, 1.42 GAA, .950 save pct.), Adam Carlson, Rapid City (1-0-1, 1.89 GAA, .960 save pct.) and Evan Buitenhuis, Worcester (3-0-0, 2.13 GAA, .962 save pct.).


Also Nominated: C.J. Motte (Allen), Jeremy Helvig (Florida), Lukas Hafner (Fort Wayne), Matt Tomkins (Indy), Gordon Deifel (South Carolina), Kaden Fulcher (Toledo) and John Muse (Wheeling).