Carr named CCM/ECHL Goaltender of the Week

Doug Carr of the Wheeling Nailers is the CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Oct. 24-30.

The 27-year-old went 2-0-0 with a 1.44 goals-against average and a save percentage of .957 in two appearances last week.

Carr stopped 45 shots - and stopped five of six shootout attempts - in a 3-2 win at Kalamazoo on Friday and made 22 saves in an 8-1 victory over the K-Wings on Saturday.

A native of Hanover, Mass., Carr has appeared in five games for the Nailers this season going 2-2-1 with a 2.34 goals-against average and a save percentage of .925.

Carr has appeared in 51 career ECHL games with Wheeling, Manchester and Colorado posting an overall mark of 22-20-6 with two shutouts, a 2.68 goals-against average and a .907 save percentage. He is 6-5-1 with one shutout in 18 career American Hockey League games with Abbotsford, Adirondack and Albany.

Prior to turning pro, Carr played four seasons at UMass-Lowell, seeing action in 86 games with an overall record of 42-33-8 with four shutouts, a 2.58 goals-against average and a save percentage of .915.

Runners Up: Ken Appleby, Adirondack (1-0-1, 0.48 GAA, .958 save pct.) and Jamie Phillips, Tulsa (2-0-0, 2.00 GAA, .950 save pct.).

Also Nominated: Eric Hartzell (Fort Wayne), Branden Komm (Idaho), Jake Hildebrand (Indy), Jake Paterson (Toledo), Ryan Faragher (Utah) and Drew Owsley (Wichita).


Oct. 14-16                   Jake Hildebrand, Indy Fuel

Oct. 17-23                  Brandon Halverson, Greenville Swamp Rabbits