Moodie Nominated For CHL Goalie of the Week
Alex Moodie backstopped the Saskatoon Blades to a perfect 3-0-0-0 record with a goals-against-average of 1.67 and save percentage of .949. The Canadian Hockey League announced that Chicago Blackhawks prospect Brandon Whitney of the Victoriaville Tigres is the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending October 13 with a 2-0-0-0 record including a shutout victory along with a goals-against-average of 0.50 and a .981 save percentage. Whitney allowed just one goal on 52 shots last week helping the Tigres earn a pair of victories to climb into first place in the East Division standings with 17 points. He earned back-to-back first star honours beginning with a 20-save performance on Thursday as part of a 2-1 win over the Gatineau Olympiques, then picked up his first shutout of the season on Friday with 31 saves in a 3-0 victory over the Shawinigan Cataractes.