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Rockets’ Herringer named WHL Goaltender of the Week

 

Calgary, AB – The Western Hockey League announced today that Kelowna Rockets goaltender Michael Herringer has been named the WHL Goaltender of the Week and the league nominee for Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending March 5, 2017.

The 21-year-old Herringer went 3-0-0-0 with a 1.10 goals-against average, .961 save percentage and 74 saves this past week, helping the Rockets continue their climb up the B.C. Division standings.

On Wednesday, March 1, Herringer stopped 25 shots in a 5-1 win versus Prince George, earning second star recognition. On Friday, March 3, he made 34 saves plus another six stops in the shootout as the Rockets earned a 3-2 shootout win at Everett. Herringer rounded out his week by entering in relief on Saturday, March 14, turning aside all 15 pucks sent his way to help the Rockets execute a 4-2 come-from-behind victory versus Tri-City.

This marks the second time this season Herringer has been recognized with WHL Goaltender of the Week honours. He was previously acknowledged for the week ending October 23, 2016.

 

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In a career-high 50 appearances this season, the product of Comox, BC, is 29-14-3-0 with a 2.85 GAA, .902 SV% and one shutout.

The 6-foot-1, 175-pound goaltender was originally selected by the Victoria Royals in the ninth round (188th) of the 2011 WHL Bantam Draft. In 110 career regular season contests split between Victoria and Kelowna, Herringer is 67-28-5-0 with a 2.91 GAA, .903 SV% and four shutouts.

WHL Goaltender of the Week/Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week nominee
Sept. 23 – Sept. 25: Travis Child, Swift Current Broncos
Sept. 26 – Oct. 2: Nick Schneider, Medicine Hat Tigers
Oct. 3 – Oct. 9: Logan Flodell, Saskatoon Blades
Oct. 10 – Oct. 16: Ryan Kubic, Vancouver Giants
Oct. 17 – Oct. 23: Michael Herringer, Kelowna Rockets
Oct. 24 – Oct. 30 – Payton Lee, Kootenay ICE
Oct. 31 – Nov. 6: Zach Sawchenko, Moose Jaw Warriors
Nov. 7 – Nov. 13: Patrick Dea, Edmonton Oil Kings
Nov. 14 – Nov. 20: Carter Hart, Everett Silvertips
Nov. 21 – Nov. 27: Carter Hart, Everett Silvertips
Nov. 28 – Dec. 4: Connor Ingram, Kamloops Blazers
Dec. 5 – Dec. 11: Dylan Ferguson, Kamloops Blazers
Dec. 12 – Dec. 18: Ty Edmonds, Prince George Cougars
Dec. 26 – Jan. 1: Griffen Outhouse, Victoria Royals
Jan. 2 – Jan. 8: Rylan Parenteau, Tri-City Americans
Jan. 9 – Jan. 15: Carter Hart, Everett Silvertips
Jan. 16 – Jan. 22: Rylan Toth, Seattle Thunderbirds
Jan. 23 – Jan. 29: Cole Kehler, Portland Winterhawks
Jan. 30 – Feb. 5: Stuart Skinner, Lethbridge Hurricanes
Feb. 6 – Feb. 12: Brodan Salmond, Kelowna Rockets
Feb. 13 – Feb. 19: Zach Sawchenko, Moose Jaw Warriors
Feb. 20 – Feb. 27: Zach Sawchenko, Moose Jaw Warriors
Feb. 28 – March 5: Michael Herringer, Kelowna Rockets

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