Oil Kingsâ Laurent Brossoit Named Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week Photo by Jon Howe Oil Kings’ Laurent Brossoit Named Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that for the second straight week Laurent Brossoit of the Edmonton Oil Kings is the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the playoff week ending April 22 after posting a 2-0-0-0 record with a goals-against-average of 1.00 and save percentage of .975.


Brossoit made 77 saves in the opening two games of the WHL’s Eastern Conference Finals helping the Oil Kings take an early 2-0 series lead against the Moose Jaw Warriors.  In Game 1 of the series on Friday he made 29 saves as part of the 6-1 victory, then stopped a season-high and playoff career-high 48 shots on Sunday as first star of the 6-1 victory over the Warriors in Game 2 of the series.


Brossoit, a 19-year-old from Surrey, BC, is playing in his second full WHL season with the Oil Kings.  A sixth round pick of the Calgary Flames in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, Brossoit has now won 19 straight games including 10 straight playoff victories.  He finished the regular season with a 42-13-2-3 record including three shutouts with a 2.47 goals-against-average and a .914 save percentage and currently has a 1.40 goals-against-average and .950 save percentage in 10 playoff games.


Also considered for the award this week was Petr Mrazek of the Ottawa 67’s who made 121 saves in three games winning two of his decisions with a goals-against-average of 2.88 and save percentage of .931.  In the QMJHL, Mathieu Corbeil of the Saint John Sea Dogs won both of his starts against the Chicoutimi Sagueneens posting a goals-against-average of 1.50 and save percentage of .952.


2011-12 Vaughn CHL Playoff Goaltenders of the Week:

Apr. 16 – Apr. 22 : Laurent Brossoit, Edmonton Oil Kings

Apr. 9 – Apr. 15 : Laurent Brossoit, Edmonton Oil Kings

Apr. 2 – Apr. 8 : John Gibson, Kitchener Rangers

Mar. 26 – Apr. 1: Tyler Bunz, Medicine Hat Tigers

Mar. 19 – Mar. 25: Christopher Gibson, Chicoutimi Sagueneens


2011-12 Vaughn CHL Regular Season Goaltenders of the Week:

Mar. 12 – Mar. 18: Garret Sparks, Guelph Storm

Mar. 5 – Mar. 11: Brandon Maxwell, Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors

Feb. 27 – Mar. 4: Jon Groenheyde, Swift Current Broncos

Feb. 20 – Feb. 26: Brandon Maxwell, Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors

Feb. 13 – Feb. 19: Mark Visentin, Niagara IceDogs

Feb. 6 – Feb. 12: Jordan Binnington, Owen Sound Attack

Jan. 30 – Feb. 5: Mathias Niederberger, Barrie Colts

Jan. 23 – Jan. 29: Mark Visentin, Niagara IceDogs

Jan. 16 – Jan. 22: Philippe Cadorette, Baie-Comeau Drakkar

Jan. 9 – Jan. 15: Mac Carruth, Portland Winterhawks

Jan. 2 – Jan. 8: Ty Rimmer, Tri-City Americans

Dec. 26 – Jan. 1: Jacob Gervais-Chouinard, Rimouski Oceanic

Dec. 12 – Dec. 18: Christopher Festarini, Niagara IceDogs

Dec. 5 – Dec. 11: Étienne Marcoux, Blainville-Boisbriand Armada

Nov. 28 – Dec. 4: Joel Vienneau, Sudbury Wolves

Nov. 21 – Nov. 27: Malcolm Subban, Belleville Bulls

Nov. 14 – Nov. 20: Calvin Pickard, Seattle Thunderbirds

Nov. 7 – Nov. 13: Roman Will, Moncton Wildcats

Oct. 31 – Nov. 6: Malcolm Subban, Belleville Bulls

Oct. 24 – Oct. 30: Tyler Bunz, Medicine Hat Tigers

Oct. 17 – Oct. 23: Eric Comrie, Tri-City Americans

Oct. 10 – Oct. 16: Patrik Bartosak, Red Deer Rebels

Oct. 3 – Oct. 9: François Tremblay, Val d’Or Foreurs

Sept. 26 – Oct. 2: Jimmy Appleby, Baie-Comeau Drakkar

Sept. 21 – Sept. 25: Michael Houser, London Knights

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