Paterson named CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week

Jake Paterson of the Toledo Walleye is the
CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Jan. 25-31.

The 21-year-old was 2-0-0 with one shutout, a 0.99 goals-against average and a save percentage of .966 in two appearances last week.

Paterson recorded his first career professional shutout on Friday, making 28 saves in a 4-0 win against Brampton and then turned aside 27 shots in a 3-2 victory over Quad City on Sunday.

A native of Mississauga, Ontario, Paterson has appeared in 16 games with the Walleye this season posting a record of 7-7-2 with one shutout, a 2.38 goals-against average and a .922 save percentage. He also has seen action in one game with Grand Rapids of the American Hockey League.

Selected by the Detroit Red Wings in the third round (80th overall) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, Paterson made his pro debut with Toledo last season, stopping 39 of 41 shots he faced in two games.

Prior to turning pro, Paterson appeared in 192 career Ontario Hockey League games with Saginaw and Kitchener posting an overall record of 96-75-15 with seven shutouts, a 3.29 goals-against average and a save percentage of .907.

Runners Up: Jack Campbell, Idaho (3-0-0, 1.30 GAA, .953 save pct.) and Franky Palazzese, Wheeling (2-0-0, 1.48 GAA, .953 save pct.).

Also Nominated
: Pat Nagle (Fort Wayne), Shane Owen (Indy), Josh Robinson (Missouri), Martin Ouellette (Reading) and Mark Owuya (Utah).



Oct. 16-18Josh RobinsonMissouri Mavericks
Oct. 19-25Adam MorrisonGreenville Swamp Rabbits
Oct. 26-Nov. 1Joel MartinKalamazoo Wings
Nov. 2-8Ryan FaragherUtah Grizzlies
Nov. 9-15Vitek VanecekSouth Carolina Stingrays
Nov. 16-22Steve MichalekQuad City Mallards
Nov. 23-29Marek LanghamerRapid City Rush
Nov. 30-Dec. 6Ty RimmerNorfolk Admirals
Dec. 7-13Eric LevineColorado Eagles
Dec. 14-20Jeff LergToledo Walleye
Dec. 21-27Branden KommSouth Carolina Stingrays
Dec. 28-Jan. 3Pat NagleFort Wayne Komets
Jan. 4-10Shane OwenIndy Fuel
Jan. 11-17Kent SimpsonAdirondack Thunder
Jan. 18-24Jack CampbellIdaho Steelheads