PRINCETON, N.J. – Julien Ellis of the Victoria Salmon Kings is the Rbk Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Feb. 12-18, 2007.
The 21-year-old rookie was 3-0-0 with one shutout, a goals-against average of 1.99 and a save percentage of .949. He helped the Salmon Kings improve to 7-3-0 in their last 10 games and 10-5-0 in their last 15 games to move into the final playoff spot in the National Conference and only three points behind seventh place Phoenix.
The native of Sorel, Quebec stopped all 36 shots he faced for his first professional shutout and the first Salmon Kings shutout of the season in a 4-0 win against Stockton on Feb. 14. He stopped 40 shots in a 6-3 win against Stockton on Feb. 16 and the following night made 35 saves in a 4-3 overtime win against Stockton, improving to a perfect 3-0 in overtime games.