Shantz was 2-0-0 with a goals-against average of 1.00 and a save percentage of .970 in two appearances last week. He turned aside 34 shots in a 4-1 victory on Saturday against Bakersfield, and made 31 saves in a 4-1 victory on Sunday against Stockton.
The 24 year old is 5-5-0 in 10 games for the Salmon Kings this season posting a 2.61 goals-against average and a save percentage of .920.
The native of Burlington, Ontario who is under contract with the Manitoba Moose of the American Hockey League, was a second round selection of the Florida Panthers in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.
Shantz has played in 115 ECHL games since 2006 with Florida, Dayton, Elmira and Victoria going 62-35-9 with a 2.87 goals-against average of and a save percentage of .907. He also appeared in 60 games with Rochester and Abbotsford of the American Hockey League going 20-27-7 with a 3.09 goals-against average and a save percentage of .900.
Shantz was named to the ECHL All-Star Game while with Florida in 2007 and with Victoria in 2010.
|Oct. 15-17||Patrick Killeen||Wheeling Nailers|
|Oct. 18-24||Tyson Sexsmith||Stockton Thunder|
|Oct. 25-31||Nic Riopel||Greenville Road Warriors|
|Nov. 1-7||Bryan Pitton||Stockton Thunder|
|Nov. 8-15||Kellen Briggs||Ontario Reign|