Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today
announced that Michael Houser of the London Knights
is the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the
week ending September 25 after recording a 2-0-0-0
record including a shutout victory with a
goals-against-average of 0.48 and save percentage of
Houser backstopped the Knights to two straight wins
to open the 2011-12 regular season beginning with an
8-0 shutout victory on home ice last Friday night.
He made 36 saves and was named second star of the
game earning his second career shutout. On Sunday
afternoon Houser claimed first star honours for his
45-save effort in a 2-1 shootout win over the Guelph
Storm. Despite being outshot, Houser kept his club
in the game making 17 saves in the third period and
stopping all three Storm shooters to secure the win.
Houser, who recently turned 19-years-old, is from
Wexford, Pennsylvania, and is playing in his third
OHL season with the Knights. Prior to returning to
the Knights this season he attended Philadelphia
Flyers Training Camp as a Free Agent invite.
considered for the award this week was Drew Owsley
of the Prince George Cougars and Simon Giroux of the
Drummondville Voltigeurs who each recorded shutout
wins on Saturday. Owsley made 32 saves as first star
in a 1-0 win over the Kamloops Blazers, while Giroux
stopped 30 shots as second star of a 6-0 win over
the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada.
2011-12 Vaughn CHL Goaltenders of the Week:
Sept. 21 – Sept. 25: Michael Houser, London Knights
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