Wheat Kings’ Jordan Papirny named Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week

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Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that Jordan Papirny of the Brandon Wheat Kings is the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the playoff week ending May 8 after posting a 2-0-0-0 record with a goals-against-average of 1.80 and save percentage of .944.

Papirny was solid under pressure between the pipes for the Wheat Kings who earned a pair of overtime victories on home ice in the Rogers WHL Championship Series against the Seattle Thunderbirds.  He turned aside 31 shots in Game 1 on Friday as part of a 3-2 overtime decision earning second star honours, then stopped 37 shots in Game 2 on Saturday as third star of another 3-2 overtime triumph.  With a 2-0 series lead, the Wheat Kings continue their quest for the Ed Chynoweth Cup with Game’s 3 and 4 scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday in Seattle.

A 20-year-old from Edmonton, AB, Papirny is playing in his third full WHL season with the Wheat Kings.  So far this post-season the netminder carries a 14-4-0-0 record including one shutout with a goals-against-average of 2.75 and save percentage of .904.

Also considered for the award this week was Chase Marchand of the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies who backstopped his club to a 3-0 series lead against the Shawinigan Cataractes in the QMJHL Championship Series making 79 saves with a goals-against-average of 1.33 and save percentage of .952.  In the OHL Championship Series, 2016 NHL Draft prospect Tyler Parsons helped the London Knights take a 2-0 series lead against the Niagara IceDogs making 51 saves while posting a goals-against-average of 1.03 and save percentage of .962.

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

May 2 – May 8: Jordan Papirny (Brandon Wheat Kings)
Apr. 25 – May 1: Tyler Parsons (London Knights)
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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