Cougars’ Ty Edmonds named Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week
The Canadian Hockey League today announced that Ty Edmonds of the Prince George Cougars is the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending December 6 after posting a 3-0-0-0 record including a shutout victory with a goals-against-average of 0.77 and save percentage of .973.
Edmonds stopped 73 shots last week for the Cougars who have now won five-straight games for an overall record of 17-9-1-1 for third place in the WHL’s B.C Division. His week was highlighted by a 27-save shutout performance, his second of the season, earning second star honours in a 3-0 victory over the Everett Silvertips on Friday night. His week also included a 31-save effort on Tuesday against the Portland Winterhawks where he was named second star of the 3-2 win, and Wednesday night against the Winterhawks where he stopped all 15 shots he faced in relief helping the Cougars comeback to attain a 5-3 triumph.
A 19-year-old from Winnipeg, MB, Edmonds is playing in his third career WHL season with Cougars and currently carries a record of 9-4-1-0. His goals-against-average of 1.98 ranks second among WHL netminders while his save percentage of .938 is a league-high.
Also considered for the award this week was Devin Williams of the Erie Otters who posted a 2-0-0-0 record including a shutout victory with a goals-against-average of 0.96 and save percentage of .957, and Alexandre Bélanger of the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles who also posted a 2-0-0-0 record with a goals-against-average of 1.50 and save percentage of .955.
2015-16 Vaughn CHL Goaltenders of the Week:
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)