Monday, November 26, 2012

Eagles netminder Santaguida posts back-to-back OT wins to earn POW

Press Release

Surrey Eagles goalie Michael Santaguida has been named the Gongshow BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Nov. 25, the leagu announced Monday.

Sanataguida helped the Eagles to a pair of overtime road wins over the Prince George Spruce Kings and posted a .955 save percentage and 1.38 goals-against average in the process.

The Mississauga, Ont. native stopped 35 shots on Friday to earn 2nd Star in a 2-1 Eagles win and followed up with 29 saves in a 3-2 triumph. For the season, Santaguida now leads the BCHL with a .936 save percentage.

Honourable mentions this week go to:

Salmon Arm SilverBacks G Adam Clark (two wins, first BCHL shutout, two 2nd Stars, .971 sv%, 1.00 GAA)

Nanaimo Clipprs F Greg Fraser (2G, 4A, FortisBC Energy Player)

Powell River Kings F J.P Villenueve (3G, 1A, 1st Star, FortisBC Energy Player)

Coquitlam Express F Philip Zielonka (3G, OT GWG, 2nd Star)

Coquitlam Express D Brad Ryan (3A, 1st Star) 

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