Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Drakkar’s Philippe Cadorette named Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week

Press Release

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that Philippe Cadorette of the Baie-Comeau Drakkar is the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending October 20 after posting a perfect 3-0-0-0 record including a shutout victory with a goals-against-average of 0.67 and save percentage of .974.

Cadorette backstopped the Drakkar to three straight wins last week moving them into second place in the QMJHL standings with 22 points.  All three of their wins came on the road beginning Friday night in Sherbrooke where Cadorette made 27 saves as part of a 7-1 win over the Phoenix.  On Saturday night he earned his first shutout of the season with 22 saves in a 7-0 win over the Victoriaville Tigres, before closing out the week with a 25-save performance in a 5-1 win over the Shawinigan Cataractes on Sunday.

Cadorette, an 18-year-old from St-Hyacinthe, QC, is playing in his third QMJHL season with the Drakkar.  Through 13 games so far this season he leads the league with nine wins and is second overall with a goals-against-average of 2.26 and ranks fifth with a save percentage of .913.

Also considered for the award this week was Carolina Hurricanes prospect Daniel Altshuller of the Oshawa Generals who posted a 2-0-0-1 record with a goals-against-average of 1.91 and save percentage of .949, and Jordon Cooke of the Kelowna Rockets who went 2-0-0-0 with a shutout posting a goals-against-average of 1.00 and save percentage of .959.

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