Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that Alex
Dubeau of the Moncton Wildcats is the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week
for the week ending January 27 after posting a 3-0-0-0 record with a
shutout victory and a goals-against-average of 1.00 and save percentage
Dubeau stopped 76 shots in three games between the pipes for the
Wildcats helping the club extend their winning-streak to eight games.
His week was highlighted by his league-leading fourth shutout of the
season on Friday night making 21 saves in a 5-0 win over the
Acadie-Bathurst Titan. Earlier in the week he made 26 saves as second
star of a 6-1 victory over the P.E.I. Rocket before closing out the week
Sunday with a 29-save performance as part of a 6-2 win over the Quebec
Dubeau, an 18-year-old from Mascouche, Quebec, is playing in his
third QMJHL season but first with the Wildcats after competing two
seasons with the MasterCard Memorial Cup champion Shawinigan
Cataractes. He currently holds a 23-12-1-0 record with the Wildcats
with a goals-against-average of 2.80 and save percentage of .893.
Also considered for the award this week was Toronto Maple Leafs
prospect Garret Sparks of the Guelph Storm who went 2-1-0-0 with one
shutout and a goals-against-average of 1.33 and save percentage of .957,
and 2013 NHL Draft prospect Tristan Jarry of the Edmonton Oil Kings who
went 2-0-0-0 while recording one shutout with a goals-against-average
of 0.98 and save percentage of .952.
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