CALGARY, AB. – The Western Hockey League announced today that Adam Brown, of the Kelowna Rockets, has been named the VAUGHN WHL Goaltender of the Month for November.
The 19 year-old goaltender posting a 9-1 record through November with a 1.960 goals-against average and 0.934 save percentage. He started all but one game for the Rockets which included a six game win streak and three wins over the B.C. Division leading Prince George Cougars.
Brown’s consistent play has helped the Rockets to a 15-11-0-0 overall record this season, climbing to second place in the WHL B.C. Division. His efforts also earned him a Three Star selection in six games through November, with three being 1st Stars.
Brown, from Yorba Linda, CA, is in his third season with the Kelowna Rockets. Originally drafted by the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the 1st round (6th overall) in the 2006 WHL Bantam Draft, Brown joined the Rockets for the 2008-09 season. He has gone on to appear in 111 career WHL games maintaining a 2.11 goals-against average and 0.907 save percentage.
His accomplishments make Adam Brown a deserving choice as the VAUGHN WHL Goaltender of the Month for November.
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