The 22 year old was 2-0-0 with one shutout, a 1.00 goals-against average and a .959 save percentage in two appearances appearances for the Road Warriors who improved their South Division leading record to 35-20-3 for 73 points.
Riopel recorded his second shutout of the season with 24 saves in a 3-0 win over Toledo on Saturday and then made 23 saves in a 4-2 victory against Wheeling on Sunday.
The Beloiel, Quebec native has appeared in 29 games for the Road Warriors this season posting a 17-11-1 record with two shutouts, a 2.78 goals-against average and a .908 save percentage. He has also seen action in 11 AHL games with Adirondack going 3-7-0 with a 3.55 goals-against average and an .874 save percentage.
A fifth-round selection (142nd overall) of the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, Riopel went 4-6-0 with a goals-against average of 3.35 and a save percentage of .893 in 10 games with Adirondack last season. Riopel also made 168 appearances for the Moncton Wildcats of the Quebec Junior Major Hockey League from 2006-2010 going 94-47-14 with 10 shutouts, a 2.59 goals-against average and a save percentage of .915.
Runners Up: Adam Courchaine, Alaska (2-0-1, 2.59 GAA, .911 save pct.) and Brian Stewart, Bakersfield (2-0-0, 2.00 GAA, .931 save pct.).
Also Nominated: Marco Cousineau (Elmira), Adrien Lemay (Idaho), Ryan Nie (Kalamazoo), Mike Zacharias (Ontario), Shane Owen (South Carolina), Thomas McCollum (Toledo), Tamio Stehrenberger (Utah) and David Shantz (Victoria).
|Oct. 15-17||Patrick Killeen||Wheeling Nailers|
|Oct. 18-24||Tyson Sexsmith||Stockton Thunder|
|Oct. 25-31||Nic Riopel||Greenville Road Warriors|
|Nov. 1-7||Bryan Pitton||Stockton Thunder|
|Nov. 8-14||Kellen Briggs||Ontario Reign|
|Nov. 15-21||David Shantz||Victoria Salmon Kings|
|Nov. 22-28||Billy Sauer||Gwinnett Gladiators|
|Nov. 29-Dec. 5||Dov Grumet-Morris||Greenville Road Warriors|
|Dec. 6-12||Dov Grumet-Morris||Greenville Road Warriors|
|Dec. 13-19||Josh Tordjman||Bakersfield Condors|
|Dec. 20-26||Josh Tordjman||Bakersfield Condors|
|Dec. 27-Jan. 2||J.P. Lamoureux||Utah Grizzlies|
|Jan. 3-9||Andrew Engelage||Utah Grizzlies|
|Jan. 10-16||Ryan Nie||Kalamazoo Wings|
|Jan. 17-23||Joe Fallon||Las Vegas Wranglers|
|Jan. 24-30||Peter Delmas||Wheeling Nailers|
|Jan. 31-Feb. 6||Andrew Engelage||Utah Grizzlies|
|Feb. 7-13||David Shantz||Victoria Salmon Kings|
|Feb. 14-20||Matt Dalton||Reading Royals|