Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that Jack Flinn of the Mississauga Steelheads is the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending December 13 after posting a 2-0-0-0 record including a shutout victory with a goals-against-average of 1.47 and save percentage of .958.
Flinn made 68 saves in a pair of road victories for the Steelheads who extend their winning-streak to three games and climb to first place in the OHL’s Central Division with 38 points. On Thursday night he made 37 saves to hold on to a 4-3 overtime victory over the Windsor Spitfires, then made 31 saves on Friday earning first star honours with his league-best fifth shutout of the season helping the Steelheads emerge with a 3-0 victory over the Flint Firebirds.
Flinn, a 20-year-old from Halifax, NS, is playing in his third OHL season and first with the Steelheads where he carries an 18-12-0-1 record. He leads the league with 32 games played and 910 saves while posting a steady 2.64 goals-against-average and .916 save percentage in 2015-16.
Also considered for the award this week was Reilly Pickard of the Acadie-Bathurst Titan who posted a 2-0-0-0 record with a goals-against-average of 1.50 and a save percentage of .939, and Connor Ingram of the Kamloops Blazers who went 2-0-0-0 with a goals-against-average of 2.00 and save percentage of .938.
2015-16 Vaughn CHL Goaltenders of the Week:
Dec. 7 – Dec. 13: Jack Flinn (Mississauga Steelheads)
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)