26 Nov 2007
PRINCETON, N.J. – South Carolina rookie Josh Johnson is the Rbk Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Nov. 5-11.
The 6-foot and 170-pound Johnson was 2-0-0 with a 2.40 goals-against average and a .916 save percentage as the Stingrays went 2-0-0 to move into third place in the South Division.
The Esko, Minn. native made 25 saves and stopped five of six shooters in the shootout for a 3-2 win at Charlotte on Nov. 7. He extended his winning streak to three games when he turned aside 30 shots in a 7-3 win against Mississippi on Nov. 11.
The 23 year old is 4-2-0 with a 3.14 goals-against average and a .893 save percentage in six games.
Prior to turning professional Johnson spent four seasons at the University of Minnesota Duluth where he was 22-20-4 with three shutouts, a 2.71 goals-against average and a .905 save percentage in 51 games.
B2 Networks' Video of Josh Johnson's Saves
Runners Up: Jonathan Quick, Reading (3-1-0, 2.78 GAA, .896 save pct.), David Brown, Wheeling (2-1-0, 2.33 GAA, .931 save pct.) and Kellen Briggs, Idaho (1-0-0, 1.00 GAA, .974 save pct.).
Also Nominated: Chris Beckford-Tseu (Alaska), J.P. Levasseur (Augusta), Cedrick Desjardins (Cincinnati), Tyler Plante (Florida), Dan Turple (Gwinnett), Tim Boron (Las Vegas), Dave Caruso (Trenton), Michael Mole (Utah) and Julien Ellis (Victoria).