Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that Ty Edmonds of the Prince George Cougars is the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending December 6 after posting a 3-0-0-0 record including a shutout victory with a goals-against-average of 0.77 and save percentage of .973.
Edmonds stopped 73 shots last week for the Cougars who have now won five-straight games for an overall record of 17-9-1-1 for third place in the WHL’s B.C Division. His week was highlighted by a 27-save shutout performance, his second of the season, earning second star honours in a 3-0 victory over the Everett Silvertips on Friday night. His week also included a 31-save effort on Tuesday against the Portland Winterhawks where he was named second star of the 3-2 win, and Wednesday night against the Winterhawks where he stopped all 15 shots he faced in relief helping the Cougars comeback to attain a 5-3 triumph.
A 19-year-old from Winnipeg, MB, Edmonds is playing in his third career WHL season with Cougars and currently carries a record of 9-4-1-0. His goals-against-average of 1.98 ranks second among WHL netminders while his save percentage of .938 is a league-high.
Also considered for the award this week was Devin Williams of the Erie Otters who posted a 2-0-0-0 record including a shutout victory with a goals-against-average of 0.96 and save percentage of .957, and Alexandre Bélanger of the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles who also posted a 2-0-0-0 record with a goals-against-average of 1.50 and save percentage of .955.
2015-16 Vaughn CHL Goaltenders of the Week:
Nov. 30 – Dec. 6: Ty Edmonds (Prince George Cougars)
Nov. 23 – Nov. 29: Carter Hart (Everett Silvertips)
Nov. 16 – Nov. 22: Keven Bouchard (Baie-Comeau Drakkar)
Nov. 9 – Nov. 15: Devin Williams (Erie Otters)
Nov. 2 – Nov. 8: Etienne Montpetit (Val-d’Or Foreurs)
Oct. 26 – Nov. 1: Tyler Parsons (London Knights)
Oct. 19 – Oct. 25: Adin Hill (Portland Winterhawks)
Oct. 12 – Oct. 18: Julio Billia (Chicoutimi Sagueneens)
Oct. 5 – Oct. 11: Coleman Vollrath (Victoria Royals)
Sept. 28 – Oct. 4: Louis-Philip Guindon (Rimouski Oceanic)
Sept. 21 – Sept. 27: Zack Bowman (Flint Firebirds)