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Rockets’ Salmond named WHL Goaltender of the Week

 

Calgary, AB – The Western Hockey League announced today that Kelowna Rockets goaltender Brodan Salmond has been named the WHL Goaltender of the Week and the league nominee for Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending February 12, 2017.

An 18-year-old product of Calgary, AB, Salmond went 2-0-0-0 this past week with a perfect 0.00 goals-against average, 1.000 save percentage and two shutouts.

On Friday, February 10, Salmond stopped all 22 shots sent his direction in a 6-0 win versus Vancouver, earning third star honours. The following night, Saturday, February 11, Salmond was once again perfecting, turning aside all 19 shots fired at him in a 5-0 win at Vancouver.

Through 18 appearances in his second WHL season, Salmond is 9-7-1-0 with a 2.76 GAA, .896 SV% and three shutouts.

 

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The 5-foot-11, 187-pound goaltender is eligible for the 2017 NHL Draft.

Originally selected by the Kelowna Rockets in the 10th round (219th) of the 2013 WHL Bantam Draft, Salmond has amassed a career record of 12-9-1-0 with a 2.93 GAA, .892 SV% and three shutouts in 25 career WHL regular season appearances.

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

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