Williams named CCM/ECHL Goaltender of the Week

Devin Williams of the Tulsa Oilers is the CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Oct. 23-29.

Williams went 3-0-0 with one shutout, a 1.78 goals-against average and a save percentage of .951 in four appearances last week.

The 22-year-old stopped all four shots he faced in relief on Wednesday against Wichita before making 33 saves in a 4-3 win against Allen on Friday, turning aside all 45 shots he faced in a 2-0 victory over the Americans on Saturday to earn his first pro shutout, and stopping 35 shots in a 4-3 overtime win at Allen on Sunday.

A native of Saginaw, Mich., Williams has appeared in five games with Tulsa this season posting a record of 4-0-0 with one shutout, a 1.83 goals-against average - which ranks third in the league - and a .949 save percentage, which also is third in the league.

Last season, Williams saw action in 17 games at Acadia University where he went 8-4-0 with a 2.80 goals-against average and a save percentage of .896. He had spent the previous five seasons with Erie of the Ontario Hockey League where he appeared in 175 games with an overall record of 106-47-8, nine shutouts, a 3.02 goals-against average and a save percentage of .900.

Runners Up: Martin Ouellette, Florida (2-0-0, 1.51 GAA, .928 save pct.) and Ivan Kulbakov, Quad City (2-0-0, 1.85 GAA, .962 save pct.)

Also Nominated: Michael Houser (Fort Wayne), Ty Rimmer (Greenville), Collin Delia (Indy), Jeff Jakaitis (South Carolina), Pat Nagle (Toledo), Kevin Carr (Utah) and Shane Starrett (Wichita).