Morrison named CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week


Adam Morrison of the Greenville Swamp Rabbits is the CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Oct. 19-25. It is the second time in his career that he has won the weekly honor.

The 24-year-old was 2-0-0 with a 1.97 goals-against average and a .923 save percentage in two appearances, helping the Swamp Rabbits to a 3-0-0 record during the week.

Morrison stopped 24 shots in a 3-2 overtime win at South Carolina on Saturday and matched that with another 24 saves in a 3-2 victory over Florida on Sunday.

A native of White Rock, British Columbia, Morrison joined the Swamp Rabbits on Friday after being acquired in a trade with Quad City.

Morrison has appeared in 51 career ECHL games with Greenville, South Carolina and Utah posting an overall record of 26-17-6 with four shutouts, a 2.80 goals-against average and a save percentage of .907.

Selected by the Philadelphia Flyers in the third round (81st overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, Morrison played four seasons in the Western Hockey League with Saskatoon and Vancouver prior to turning pro. During the 2011-12 season, he went 35-16-3 in 55 games with Vancouver with a 2.75 goals-against average and a save percentage of .901.

Runners Up: Spencer Martin, Fort Wayne (1-0-0, 0.00 GAA, 1.000 save pct.) and Jake Paterson, Toledo (1-0-0, 1.00 GAA, .974 save pct.).

Also Nominated: Ken Appleby (Adirondack), Sam Marotta (Elmira), Philippe Desrosiers (Idaho), Steve Michalek (Quad City), Martin Ouellette (Reading) and Franky Palazzese (Wheeling).



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