Thunderbirds’ Landon Bow named Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that Landon Bow of the Seattle Thunderbirds is the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the playoff week ending April 24 after posting a 2-0-0-0 record with a goals-against-average of 1.50 and save percentage of .944.

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Bow made 51 saves backstopping the Thunderbirds to a pair of road victories against the Kelowna Rockets for a 2-0 series lead in the WHL’s Western Conference Championship.  On Friday night he earned first star honours in Game 1 with 23 saves as part of the 2-1 victory, then stopped 28 shots on Saturday night in Game 2 preserving the 3-2 win.  The series now shifts to Seattle for Game’s 3 and 4 on Tuesday and Wednesday night respectively.

A 20-year-old from St. Albert, AB, Bow is playing in his fourth WHL season and first with the Thunderbirds after being acquired from the Swift Current Broncos earlier this season.  So far in the 2016 WHL Playoffs Bow has produced a 10-1-0-0 record with two shutout victories along with a goals-against-average of 1.43 and save percentage of .938.

Also considered for the award this week was Carolina Hurricanes prospect Alex Nedeljkovic of the Niagara IceDogs who went 2-0-0-0 in the OHL’s Eastern Conference Championship Series against the Barrie Colts with a 1.50 goals-against-average and a .947 save percentage.  In the QMJHL, two-time playoff award recipient Chase Marchand of the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies went 1-1-0-0 with a goals-against-average of 2.51 and save percentage of .912 in their Semi-Final series against the Moncton Wildcats.

2015-16 Vaughn CHL Post-Season Goaltenders of the Week:

Apr. 18 – Apr. 24: Landon Bow (Seattle Thunderbirds)
Apr. 11 – Apr. 17: Chase Marchand (Rouyn-Noranda Huskies)
Apr. 4 – Apr. 10: Alex Nedeljkovic (Niagara IceDogs)
Mar. 28 – Apr. 3: Samuel Montembeault (Blainville-Boisbriand Armada)
Mar. 21 – Mar. 27: Chase Marchand (Rouyn-Noranda Huskies)

2015-16 Vaughn CHL Regular Season Goaltenders of the Week:

Mar. 14 – Mar. 20: Reilly Pickard (Acadie-Bathurst Titan)
Mar. 7 – Mar. 13: Landon Bow (Seattle Thunderbirds)
Feb. 29 – Mar. 6: Connor Ingram (Kamloops Blazers)
Feb. 22 – Feb. 28: Devin Williams (Erie Otters)
Feb. 15 – Feb. 21: Zach Sawchenko (Moose Jaw Warriors)
Feb. 8 – Feb. 14: Leo Lazarev (Ottawa 67’s)
Feb. 1 – Feb. 7: Taz Burman (Swift Current Broncos)
Jan. 25 – Jan. 31: Luke Opilka (Kitchener Rangers)
Jan. 18 – Jan. 24: Jordan Papirny (Brandon Wheat Kings)
Jan. 11 – Jan. 17: Zach Sawchenko (Moose Jaw Warriors)
Jan. 4 – Jan. 10: Michael DiPietro (Windsor Spitfires)
Dec. 28 – Jan. 3: Étienne Montpetit (Val-d’Or Foreurs)
Dec. 14 – Dec. 20: Callum Booth (Quebec Remparts)
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)

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