Hurricanes’ Flodell named WHL Goaltender of the Week
Calgary, Alta. – The Western Hockey League announced today that Lethbridge Hurricanes goaltender Logan Flodell has been named WHL Goaltender of the Week and league nominee for the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending April 29, 2018.
Flodell maintained a 2-1-0-0 record, 2.05 goals-against-average and stopped 76 of 82 shots for a .927 save percentage as the Hurricanes continued to battle the Swift Current Broncos in the Eastern Conference Championship.
With the series shifting to southern Alberta, Flodell came up huge in Game Three and Four. In Tuesday’s Game Three, he had a 23-save performance in a 5-1 victory followed by a 25-save performance in another 5-1 victory the next night. Flodell earned third star honours in Wednesday’s Game Four victory, earning third star honours of the night across the WHL as well.
Flodell’s third game of the week featured a 28-save performance in a 4-3 loss to the Broncos in Swift Current. In the three games this week, the Broncos went 1-for-12 on the power play with Flodell in net.
The 5-foot-11, 170-pound product of Regina, Sask. has been one of the top performers for the Hurricanes in the 2018 WHL Playoffs, sporting a 10-5 record with one overtime loss, 2.71 GAA, .910 SV% and two shutouts. He presently ranks third in GAA, tied for fourth in SV%, tied for third in victories, and tied for second in shutouts among goaltenders in the 2018 WHL Playoffs.
Flodell was originally selected in the third round, 47th overall, by the Seattle Thunderbirds in the 2012 WHL Bantam Draft. Throughout the regular season portion of his WHL career, Flodell maintained a 86-53-12-1 record, 2.92 GAA, .908 SV% and nine shutouts.
Trailing 3-2 in the series, Flodell and the Hurricanes will take to the ice Monday, April 30, 2018 (7:00 p.m. MT) for Game Six of the Eastern Conference Championship between the Hurricanes and Broncos at the Enmax Centre in Lethbridge, Alta.
WHL Goaltender of the Week/Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week nominee
Apr. 23 – Apr. 28: Logan Flodell, Lethbridge Hurricanes
Apr. 16 – Apr. 22: Stuart Skinner, Swift Current Broncos
Apr. 9 – Apr. 15: Carter Hart, Everett Silvertips
Apr. 2 – Apr. 8: Patrick Dea, Tri-City Americans
Mar. 26 – Apr. 1: Carter Hart, Everett Silvertips
Mar. 19 – Mar. 25: Stuart Skinner, Swift Current Broncos
Mar. 12 – Mar. 18: Patrick Dea, Tri-City Americans
Mar. 5 – Mar. 11: Cole Kehler, Portland Winterhawks
Feb. 26 – Mar. 4: Shane Farkas, Portland Winterhawks
Feb. 19 – Feb. 25: Stuart Skinner, Swift Current Broncos
Feb. 12 – Feb. 18: Riley Lamb, Red Deer Rebels
Feb. 5 – Feb. 11: Brody Willms, Moose Jaw Warriors
Jan. 29 – Feb. 4: Riley Lamb, Red Deer Rebels
Jan. 22 – Jan. 28: Ethan Anders, Red Deer Rebels
Jan. 15 – Jan. 21: Carter Hart, Everett Silvertips
Jan. 8 – Jan. 14: Stuart Skinner, Swift Current Broncos
Jan. 1 – Jan. 7: Nolan Maier, Saskatoon Blades
Dec. 27 – Dec. 31: James Porter, Kelowna Rockets
Dec. 11 – Dec. 17: David Tendeck, Vancouver Giants
Dec. 4 – Dec. 10: Carter Hart, Everett Silvertips
Nov. 27 – Dec. 3: Carter Hart, Everett Silvertips
Nov. 20 – Nov. 26: Carter Hart, Everett Silvertips
Nov. 13 – Nov. 19: Carter Hart, Everett Silvertips
Nov. 6 – Nov. 12: Brody Willms, Moose Jaw Warriors
Oct. 30 – Nov. 5: Cole Kehler, Portland Winterhawks
Oct. 23 — Oct. 29: Dustin Wolf, Everett Silvertips
Oct. 16 – Oct. 22: Dawson Weatherill, Spokane Chiefs
Oct. 9 – Oct. 15: Logan Flodell, Swift Current Broncos
Oct. 2 – Oct. 8: Cole Kehler, Portland Winterhawks
Sept. 25 – Oct. 1: Tavin Grant, Prince George Cougars
Sept. 22 – Sept. 24: Griffen Outhouse, Victoria Royals
About the Western Hockey League
Regarded as the world’s finest development league for junior hockey players, the Western Hockey League (WHL) head office is based in Calgary, Alberta. The WHL consists of 22 member Clubs with 17 located in Western Canada and five in the U.S. Pacific Northwest. A member of the Canadian Hockey League, the WHL has been a leading supplier of talent for the National Hockey League for over 50 years. The WHL is also the leading provider of hockey scholarships with over 350 graduates each year receiving WHL Scholarships to pursue a post-secondary education of their choice. Each season, WHL players also form the nucleus of Canada’s National Junior Hockey Team.