Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that Louis-Philip Guindon of the Rimouski Oceanic is the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending October 4 after posting a 2-0-0-0 record including a shutout victory with a goals-against-average of 0.96 and save percentage of .966.
Guindon made 56 saves in two starts backstopping the defending QMJHL champion Oceanic to a pair of victories improving their record to 6-1-0-0. On Friday night he made 27 saves as part of a 6-2 win over the Baie-Comeau Drakkar, then earned second star honours on Sunday in a 1-0 shootout win over the Charlottetown Islanders. In that contest, Guindon made 27 saves and stopped all six shootout attempts for his first shutout of the season and 13th of his QMJHL career.
Guindon, a 20-year-old from Montreal, QC, is playing in his fourth QMJHL season and second with the Oceanic. In addition to his league-high six wins so far in the 2015-16 campaign, Guindon carries a goals-against-average of 2.69 and save percentage of .901.
Also considered for the award this week was Coleman Vollrath of the Victoria Royals who posted a 2-0-0-0 record with a goals-against-average of 1.50 and save percentage of .944, while New Jersey Devils prospect Mackenzie Blackwood of the Barrie Colts went 2-1-0-0 with a goals-against-average of 1.33 and save percentage of .960.
2015-16 Vaughn CHL Goaltenders of the Week:
Sept. 28 – Oct. 4: Louis-Philip Guindon (Rimouski Oceanic)
Sept. 21 – Sept. 27: Zack Bowman (Flint Firebirds)