Inferno’s Minard Named Sun National Bank ECHL Saver of the Month

PRINCETON, N.J. – Mike Minard of the Columbia Inferno is the Sun National Bank ECHL Saver of the Month for December.

Minard, who has been voted as the starting goaltender for the American Conference in the 2005 Coors Light ECHL All-Star Game, led ECHL goaltenders during the month with nine wins, finishing December 9-0-0 with a shutout, a goals-against average of 1.65 and a save percentage of .936 as Columbia went 9-2-0 in December.

Under contract to Manitoba of the American Hockey League, Minard is 13-1-2 with two shutouts and a save percentage of .922. He ranks third in the league in wins and ninth in the league in goals-against average with 2.24. He is 8-0-0 with two shutouts, a goals-against average of 1.73 and a save percentage of .934 in his last eight home games and overall at home he is 8-0-2 with two shutouts, a goals-against average of 1.98 and a save percentage of .927.

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