Attack’s Jordan Binnington Named Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that 2011 NHL Entry Draft prospect Jordan Binnington of the Owen Sound Attack is the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending May 15 with a 2-0 record and a goals-against-average of 1.94 and save percentage of .943.


Binnington backstopped the Attack to their first Robertson Cup victory earning the final two wins of the Rogers OHL Championship Series against the Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors.  Facing elimination down 3-2 in the series, Binnington started Game six on Thursday and made an impressive 41 saves including 14 in the third period as first star of the 3-2 win.  He got the call in net for Game seven on Sunday and made another 25 saves in the 3-2 overtime win.  The Attack will now compete in the 2011 MasterCard Memorial Cup and will face the WHL Champion Kootenay Ice on Saturday night. 


Binnington, a 17-year-old from Richmond Hill, ON, is playing in his second OHL season for the Attack and is the third ranked goaltender by NHL Central Scouting for the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.  In 46 regular season games this season he had a record of 27-12-1-4 with one shutout and a goals-against-average of 3.05 and a save percentage of .899. 


Also considered for the award this week was back-to-back winner Maxime Clermont of the Gatineau Olympiques who made 167 saves in four games against the Saint John Sea Dogs with a goals-against-average of 2.67 and save percentage of .923.  In the WHL, playoff MVP Nathan Lieuwen of the Kootenay Ice went 3-0 with a goals-against-average of 2.11 and save percentage of .929. 


2010-11 Vaughn CHL Playoff Goaltenders of the Week:

May 9 – May 15: Jordan Binnington, Owen Sound Attack

May 2 – May 8: Maxime Clermont, Gatineau Olympiques

Apr. 25 – May 1: Maxime Clermont, Gatineau Olympiques

Apr. 18 – Apr. 24: Mac Carruth, Portland Winterhawks

Apr. 11 – Apr. 17: Nathan Lieuwen, Kootenay Ice

Apr. 4 – Apr. 10: Guillaume Nadeau, Drummondville Voltigeurs

Mar. 28 – Apr. 3 Michael Zador, Owen Sound Attack

Mar. 21 – Mar. 27: JP Anderson, Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors


2010-11 Vaughn CHL Regular Season Goaltenders of the Week:

Mar. 14 – Mar. 20: Deven Dubyk, Medicine Hat Tigers

Mar. 7 – Mar. 13: Adam Brown, Kelowna Rockets

Feb. 28 – Mar. 6: Lucas Gore, Chilliwack Bruins

Feb. 21 – Feb. 27: Christopher Gibson, Chicoutimi Saguenéens

Feb. 14 – Feb. 20: Olivier Roy, Acadie-Bathurst Titan

Feb. 7 – Feb. 13: Mark Visentin, Niagara IceDogs

Jan. 31 – Feb. 6: Mark Visentin, Niagara IceDogs

Jan. 24 – Jan. 30: JP Anderson, Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors

Jan. 17 – Jan. 23: Jean-François Bérubé, Montreal Juniors

Jan. 10 – Jan. 16: Darcy Kuemper, Red Deer Rebels

Jan. 3 – Jan. 9: Christopher Gibson, Chicoutimi Saguenéens

Dec. 27 – Jan. 2: James Priestner, Prince George Cougars

Dec. 13 – Dec. 19: Anthony Terenzio, Halifax Mooseheads

Dec. 6 – Dec. 12: Malcolm Subban, Belleville Bulls

Nov. 29 – Dec. 5: Darcy Kuemper, Red Deer Rebels

Nov. 22 – Nov. 28: Scott Wedgewood, Plymouth Whalers

Nov. 15 – Nov. 21: Nicholas Champion, Lewiston MAINEiacs

Nov. 8 – Nov. 14: Jeff Bosch, Kamloops Blazers

Nov. 1 – Nov. 7: JP Anderson, Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors

Oct. 25 – Oct. 31: Evan Mosher, PEI Rocket

Oct. 18 – Oct. 24: Gabriel Girard, Shawinigan Cataractes

Oct. 11 – Oct. 17: Mark Friesen, Swift Current Broncos

Oct. 4 – Oct. 10: Darcy Kuemper, Red Deer Rebels

Sept. 27 – Oct. 3: Scott Stajcer, Owen Sound Attack

Sept. 23 – Sept. 26: Louis Domingue, Quebec Remparts

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