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Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Warriors Sawchenko CHL Goalie of the Week

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that Zach Sawchenko of the Moose Jaw Warriors is the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week after posting back-to-back shutouts for the week ending October 5 carrying a perfect goals-against-average of 0.00 and save percentage of 1.000.
Sawchenko earned the first two shutouts of his career last week beginning with a 30-save performance as first star of a 3-0 victory over the visiting Red Deer Rebels on Thursday night.  He followed that up with a 25-save effort on Saturday night again earning first star honours as part of a 5-0 victory over the visiting Tri-City Americans.
Sawchenko, a 16-year-old from Calgary, AB, is playing in his second WHL season with the Warriors.  Eligible for the 2016 NHL Draft, Sawchenko currently has a 3-1-0-0 record with a 1.55 goals-against-average and a .950 save percentage.  In 26 games played as a rookie last season, he posted a 9-13-0-1 record with a 3.63 goals-against-average and a .885 save percentage. 
Also considered for the award this week was Ken Appleby of the Oshawa Generals who went 2-0-0-0 with a shutout victory posting a 1.50 goals-against-average and a .959 save percentage, while Philippe Cadorette of the Baie-Comeau Drakkar carried a 2-0-0-0 record with a 1.92 goals-against-average and a .944 save percentage.
2014-15 Vaughn CHL Goaltenders of the Week:
Sept. 29 – Oct. 5: Zach Sawchenko (Moose Jaw Warriors)
Sept. 22 – Sept. 28: Charlie Graham (Belleville Bulls)
Paul Krotz
Manager, Media and Information Services
Canadian / Ontario Hockey League

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