Calgary, Alta. – The Western Hockey League announced today that Spokane Chiefs goaltender Mason Beaupit has been named WHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending November 29, 2021.
Beaupit, who appears on NHL Central Scouting’s Players to Watch list in advance of the 2022 NHL Draft, stopped 59 of 61 shots this past week, posting a 1-0-0-1 record, 0.96 goals-against average and .967 save percentage in the process.
The product of Surrey, B.C. began his week Wednesday, November 24 by turning aside 23 shots, helping the Chiefs collect their first home victory of the season in a 2-1 triumph over the Kelowna Rockets.
Two nights later in Kelowna, the 18-year-old made 36 saves in a 2-1 shootout setback, earning his second successive third star honour.
The 6-foot-5, 184-pound puck-stopper was originally selected by Spokane in the fourth round of the 2018 WHL Draft. In 25 career WHL appearances, all with the Chiefs, Beaupit holds a 7-10-5-1 record to go along with a 3.24 goals-against average, .905 save percentage and one shutout.
Beaupit and the Spokane Chiefs are in action four times this coming week, beginning Tuesday, November 30 when they play host to the Victoria Royals (7:05 p.m. PT, Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena).
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 375 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.