Jason Kasdorf Awarded ECAC Hockey Goaltender of the Week Award
It was pretty much expected that Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute freshman Jason Kasdorf would win the ECAC Hockey Goaltender of the Week award. After all, he posted two shutouts over the weekend and no matter how well a goaltender’s mates play in front of him, two shutouts … “Those are team awards,” RPI coach Seth Appert said. “Any time you have players receive individual recognition it usually coincides with team success, because one doesn’t really matter without the other. “I think Jason played very well this weekend but obviously our team played extremely well in front of him, defended hard and made it as simple as possible against those teams.” Kasdorf said “he wasn’t really sure” the award would come his way because “in the (Harvard game), there wasn’t a whole lot of shots.” It’s his second league award in three weeks, as he was Rookie of the Week two weeks ago after beating Colgate and Cornell. “It feels too,” he said of the recognition. “The team’s really been on a roll and we’re going to try to keep it going.” Kasdorf says “I try not to” look closely at his numbers but “my sisters, my fiancée and my parents keep me (apprised).” For more on this article Click Here.