Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that Cam
Lanigan of the Medicine Hat Tigers is the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the
Week after posting a 2-0-0-0 record with a shutout victory and a
goals-against-average of 0.50 and save percentage of .982 for the week
ending January 20.
Lanigan stopped 54 of 55 shots faced last week and helped the seventh
place Tigers earn a pair of wins over top WHL Eastern Conference
competition. He made 28 saves including 12 in the third period on
Friday to preserve a 2-1 victory over the first place Edmonton Oil Kings
and was recognized as second star of the game. On Sunday he was
perfect between the pipes against the fourth place Red Deer Rebels
stopping all 26 shots he faced in a 3-0 victory claiming second star
honours with his second shutout of the month.
Lanigan, a 20-year-old from Calgary, AB, is playing in his fifth WHL
season. In 30 games this season with the Tigers, Lanigan has a
13-10-1-1 record with two shutouts and a goals-against-average of 2.98
and save percentage of .907.
Also considered for the award this week was Mathias Niederberger of
the Barrie Colts who went 2-0-0-0 with a goals-against-average of 2.40
and save percentage of .950, and Alex Dubeau of the Moncton Wildcats who
posted a 2-0-0-0 record with a shutout victory and a
goals-against-average of 0.50 and save percentage of .979.
(Nathan can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org)