Phillips named Warrior Hockey/ECHL Goaltender of the Month

Jamie Phillips of the Tulsa Oilers has been selected as the Warrior Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Month for October.

The 23-year-old went 6-0-0 with a 2.44 goals-against average and a save percentage of .918 in six appearances during the month.

Under contract with the National Hockey League’s Winnipeg Jets, Phillips allowed two goals or less in three of his six appearances while making at least 23 saves five times, including a 42-save performance in a 3-2 win over Allen on Oct. 25.

A native of Caledonia, Ontario, Phillips leads the ECHL with six wins and ranks fourth among rookie goaltenders with a 2.44 goals-against average.

Prior to turning pro, he played four seasons at Michigan Tech University where he appeared in 99 career games posting an overall record of 57-25-8 with 10 shutouts, a 2.00 goals-against average and a save percentage of .922.

Runners Up: Pat Nagle, Fort Wayne (3-0-0, 1.33 GAA, .955 save pct.) and Ryan Faragher, Utah (4-0-0, 2.38 GAA, .919 save pct.).

Also Nominated: Branden Komm (Idaho), Jake Hildebrand (Indy), C.J. Motte (Quad City), Jake Paterson (Toledo), Doug Carr (Wheeling) and Drew Owsley (Wichita).