SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – The American Hockey League announced that former Las Vegas and current Lowell goaltender Brent Krahn has been named the CCM Vector/AHL Player of the Week after going 3-0-0 with two shutouts for the period ending December 5.
Selected in the first round (ninth overall) by Calgary in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft, the 22-year-old Krahn was 7-5-1 with a goals-against average of 2.61 and a save percentage of .925 in 14 games with Las Vegas in 2003-04.
Krahn made 29 saves in a 4-0 win over Worcester on Tuesday and a day later was named KOHO AHL Goaltender of the Month for November. He stopped 30 shots in regulation and overtime and all 13 attempts in the shootout of a 1-0 win against Hartford. He ended the week making 32 saves in a 6-4 win against Springfield on Sunday, finishing the week with a goals-against average of 1.30 and a save percentage of .956.
He has a record of 8-3-0 in 11 games for Lowell this season, with a 2.26 GAA and .926 save percentage, and his four shutouts are a Lock Monsters franchise record.
Other former ECHL players nominated for the awards were Chicago’s Cory Larose, who played for Jackson in 2000-01; Hershey’s Tom Lawson, who played for Reading in 2003-04; Portland’s Trent Whitfield, who played for Hampton Roads in 1998-99; and Syracuse’s Karl Goehring, who played for Dayton in 2001-02.