Silvertipsâ Austin Lotz Named Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week Silvertips’ Austin Lotz Named Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that Austin Lotz of the Everett Silvertips is the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending December 30 after posting a 2-0-0-0 record with a goals-against-average of 0.98 and save percentage of .973.

 

Lotz backstopped the Silvertips to a pair of one-goal victories against U.S Division rivals the Seattle Thunderbirds.  On Friday night he made 38 saves including 17 in the third period as first star preserving a 2-1 win, then on Saturday he made 34 saves as second star of a 2-1 overtime decision.

 

Lotz, a 17-year-old from St. Adolphe, Manitoba, is playing in his second WHL season with the Silvertips.  So far this season he carries a 3.35 goals-against-average and a .900 save percentage in 21 games posting a 7-12-0-1 record.  

 

Also considered for the award this week was Christopher Gibson of the Chicoutimi Sagueneens after posting a 1-1-0-0 record with a goals-against-average of 2.53 and save percentage of .931, and Brandon Hope of the Owen Sound Attack who went 2-0-0-0 with a goals-against-average of 1.50 and save percentage of .944.

 

2012-13 Vaughn CHL Goaltenders of the Week:

Dec. 24 – Dec. 30: Austin Lotz, Everett Silvertips

Dec. 10 – Dec. 16: Brett Zarowny, Prince George Cougars

Dec. 3 – Dec. 9: JP Anderson, Sarnia Sting

Nov. 26 – Dec. 2: Kevin Bailie, London Knights

Nov. 19 – Nov. 25: Patrik Bartosak, Red Deer Rebels

Nov. 12 – Nov. 18: Mackenzie Skapski, Kootenay Ice

Nov. 5 – Nov. 11 : Mac Carruth, Portland Winterhawks

Oct. 29 – Nov. 4 : Philippe Cadorette, Baie-Comeau Drakkar

Oct. 22 – Oct. 28 : Michael Giugovaz, Peterborough Petes

Oct. 15 – Oct. 21 : Jordon Cooke, Kelowna Rockets

Oct. 8 – Oct. 14 : Mac Carruth, Portland Winterhawks

Oct. 1 – Oct. 7 : Eetu Laurikainen, Swift Current Broncos

Sept. 24 – Sept. 30 : Sébastien Auger, Saint John Sea Dogs

Sept. 20 – Sept. 23 : John Gibson, Kitchener Rangers

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