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