The 24 year old was 2-0-0 with one shutout, a 1.00 goals-against average and a .967 save percentage in two appearances last week as the Salmon Kings swept a two-game series at Las Vegas.
Shantz recorded his second shutout of the season with 28 saves in a 2-0 win over the Wranglers on Friday and then made 30 saves in a 4-2 win on Sunday.
The Burlington, Ontario native leads the ECHL with 2,297 minutes played and ranks second with 1,107 saves. In 39 games this season, he is 18-17-3 with a 2.74 goals-against average and a save percentage of .913.
A second round selection (37th overall) of the Florida Panthers in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, Shantz has appeared in 144 ECHL games with Florida, Dayton, Elmira and Victoria since 2006 posting a 75-47-15 record, six shutouts, a 2.85 goals-against average and a save percentage of .908. He also has 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.
Also Nominated: Brian Stewart (Bakersfield), Edward Pasquale (Gwinnett), Beau Erickson (Ontario), Michael Hutchinson (Reading), Shane Owen (South Carolina), Jimmy Spratt (Toledo) and Andrew Engelage (Utah).
|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. 8-14||Kellen Briggs||Ontario Reign|
|Nov. 15-21||David Shantz||Victoria Salmon Kings|
|Nov. 22-28||Billy Sauer||Gwinnett Gladiators|
|Nov. 29-Dec. 5||Dov Grumet-Morris||Greenville Road Warriors|
|Dec. 6-12||Dov Grumet-Morris||Greenville Road Warriors|
|Dec. 13-19||Josh Tordjman||Bakersfield Condors|
|Dec. 20-26||Josh Tordjman||Bakersfield Condors|
|Dec. 27-Jan. 2||J.P. Lamoureux||Utah Grizzlies|
|Jan. 3-9||Andrew Engelage||Utah Grizzlies|
|Jan. 10-16||Ryan Nie||Kalamazoo Wings|
|Jan. 17-23||Joe Fallon||Las Vegas Wranglers|
|Jan. 24-30||Peter Delmas||Wheeling Nailers|
|Jan. 31-Feb. 6||Andrew Engelage||Utah Grizzlies|