PRINCETON, N.J. – Andy Franck of the Wheeling Nailers is the Rbk Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Feb. 27-Mar. 5.
The 24-year-old Franck was 1-0-1 with a shutout, a 0.48 goals against average and a save percentage of .986 as the Nailers went 1-0-1 to improve to 33-17-5 and remain in second place in the North Division with 71 points. The Nailers return to the Kelly Cup Playoffs for the fourth time after missing the postseason a year ago.
The 6-foot-1 and 183-pound rookie began the week stopping all 35 shots in a 1-0 shootout loss to Greenville on Mar. 3, picking up his third professional shutout. He repeated his 35-save performance against Toledo on Mar. 5 to pick up a 2-1 win.