Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Majors’ Anderson Named Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week

Press Release

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that JP Anderson of the Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors is the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending November 7. Anderson won three games including a shutout victory posting a goals-against-average of 0.67 and save percentage of .973.

Anderson had his best game of the week on Thursday night when he recorded his league-best third shutout of the season turning aside all 34 shots as first star of a 3-0 win over the Niagara IceDogs. He also made 18 saves on Friday night in a 3-1 win over the Brampton Battalion, along with a 21 save performance to open the week on Tuesday in a 4-1 win over the Oshawa Generals.

Anderson, an 18-year-old from Toronto, ON, is playing in his third OHL season with the Majors. He currently carries the OHL’s best goals-against-average with a mark of 2.01 and has the second highest save percentage at .926. Anderson will compete in the 2010 SUBWAY® Super Series on Monday November 15 with Team OHL in Sudbury, ON.

Also considered for the award this week was Guillaume Nadeau of the Drummondville Voltigeurs who posted a 2-0-1-0 record with two shutout victories and a 1.31 goals-against-average and .931 save percentage. In the WHL, Calvin Pickard of the Seattle Thunderbirds had a 1-1-0-1 record making 126 saves with a goals-against-average of 1.63 and save percentage of .962.

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