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CCM Goaltender of the Week

01/19/2015, 3:00pm CST
By USHL

Garrett Metcalf & Alec Dillon

Garrett Metcalf, Madison Capitols

The first-year USHL goaltender stopped all 35 shots he faced on Friday to lead the Capitols to a 4-0 win over Youngstown.  It was the first shutout of his USHL career and the second this season for Madison during their inaugural campaign.  Metcalf has posted a 3-0-1 record over his last four starts and compiled a 1.46 goals-against-average and .955 save percentage over that span.  His overall .923 SV% this season currently ranks tied for third among all USHL goaltenders while his 2.73 GAA ranks 11th in the League.  The 18-year-old native of Salt Lake City, Utah is a product of the Colorado Rampage youth program and is currently uncommitted to a college hockey program. 

Alec Dillon, Tri-City Storm  

The 2014 NHL Draft pick of the Los Angeles Kings stopped all 25 shots he faced in Saturday’s 1-0 victory against the Bloomington Thunder.  He played a key role for the Storm in killing off all four opponent power plays.  It was his third shutout of the season, which leads all USHL goaltenders.  He has made 25-or-more saves in all three of those shutouts.  Dillon currently ranks second in the League with a 2.22 GAA and ranks fifth with a .918 SV%.  His 13 victories are tied for fifth among USHL netminders.  The 18-year-old native of Victoria, British Columbia is playing his first season with the Storm after spending 2013-14 with Victoria in the BCHL.  He is committed to play college hockey at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).

Tag(s): Players of the Week