Jackals’ LaCosta Named Rbk Hockey Goalie Of The Week

PRINCETON, N.J. – Dan LaCosta of the Elmira Jackals is the Rbk Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Nov. 12-18.

Selected in the third round (93rd overall) by Columbus in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft and under NHL contract to the Blue Jackets, LaCosta was 2-0-0 with a 0.96 goals-against average and a .973 save percentage as the Jackals went 3-1-0 to move into a tie for second in the North Division.

The 6-foot-1 and 186-pound LaCosta stopped 30 of 31 shots in a 4-1 win at South Division leader Texas on Nov. 17 and had a career-best 42 saves while also stopping all four shooters in a 2-1 shootout win at Texas on Nov. 18.

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