Jeff Jakaitis of the South Carolina Stingrays is the CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for March 9-15. It is the second time this season, and the seventh time in his career that Jakaitis has won the weekly honor, extending his own league record.
Jakaitis went 2-0-0 with two shutouts last week, helping the Stingrays extend their ECHL-record winning streak to 19 games.
The 31-year-old made 19 saves in a 4-0 win at Gwinnett on Friday and turned aside all 21 shots he faced in a 6-0 victory against the Gladiators on Saturday.
A native of Rochester, Minn., Jakaitis has not allowed a goal in 259:32, which is in ECHL record, and he has posted shutouts in three consecutive games for the second time in his career, tying the league record. He leads the league with five shutouts this season, and his 21 career shutouts are second all-time.
Jakaitis has appeared in 196 career ECHL games with South Carolina, Gwinnett, Charlotte and Columbia posting an overall record of 104-60-24 with a 2.40 goals-against average and a save percentage of .921.
Also Nominated: Niklas Lundstrom (Alaska), Sam Marotta (Elmira), Mark Guggenberger (Fort Wayne), Chris Rawlings (Idaho), Joel Martin (Kalamazoo), Jussi Olkinuora (Ontario), Parker Milner (Quad City), Cody Reichard (Stockton), Eric Levine (Utah) and Franky Palazzese (Wheeling).
|Oct. 17-19||Joe Cannata||Ontario Reign|
|Oct. 20-26||Jeff Malcolm||Greenville Road Warriors|
|Oct. 27-Nov. 2||Allen York||Florida Everblades|
|Nov. 3-9||Joel Martin||Kalamazoo Wings|
|Nov. 10-16||Riley Gill||Allen Americans|
|Nov. 17-23||Shane Owen||Stockton Thunder|
|Nov. 24-30||Trevor Cann||Brampton Beast|
|Dec. 1-7||Jeff Jakaitis||South Carolina Stingrays|
|Dec. 8-14||Joel Martin||Kalamazoo Wings|
|Dec. 15-21||Jason Missiaen||Greenville Road Warriors|
|Dec. 22-28||Sam Brittain||Cincinnati Cyclones|
|Dec. 29-Jan. 4||Olivier Roy||Idaho Steelheads|
|Jan. 5-11||Roman Will||Fort Wayne Komets|
|Jan. 12-18||Ryan Faragher||Utah Grizzlies|
|Jan. 19-25||Mac Carruth||Indy Fuel|
|Jan. 26-Feb. 1||Connor Knapp||Reading Royals|
|Feb. 2-8||Garret Sparks||Orlando Solar Bears|
|Feb. 9-15||Adam Morrison||South Carolina Stingrays|
|Feb. 16-22||Igor Bobkov||Utah Grizzlies|
|Feb. 23-March 1||Troy Redmann||Alaska Aces|
|March 2-8||Aaron Crandall||Colorado Eagles|