IceDogs’ Visentin Vaughn CHL Goaltender of Week
IceDogsâ Visentin Vaughn CHL Goaltender of Week Terry Wilson/OHL Images

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that Mark Visentin of the Niagara IceDogs is the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the second time this season with a 2-0-0-0 record and a goals-against-average of 1.00 and save percentage of .960 for the week ending February 19 while setting a new OHL record for shutouts in a season.


Visentin posted his OHL record tenth shutout of the season on Saturday with 21 saves in a 3-0 win over the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds.  The previous record of nine shutouts was held by Toronto’s Don Lockhart set back in the 1949-50 season.  Visentin also made 27 saves on Friday night including 18 stops in the second period as part of a 5-2 win over the Sudbury Wolves earning third star honours.


Visentin, a 19-year-old from Waterdown, ON, is a Phoenix Coyotes prospect playing in his fourth OHL season.  In 35 games this season he carries a record of 25-7-0-2 and has an OHL-best goals-against-average of 2.08 and one of the better save percentages in the league with a mark of .922.


Also considered for the award this week was former winner Roman Will of the Moncton Wildcats who went 1-1-0-0 with a goals-against-average of 1.01 and save percentage of .969.  Mac Engel of the Spokane Chiefs posted a 1-2-0-0 record with one shutout and a goals-against-average of 1.69 and save percentage of .932. 


2011-12 Vaughn CHL Goaltenders of the Week:

Feb. 13 – Feb. 19: Mark Visentin, Niagara IceDogs

Feb. 6 – Feb. 12: Jordan Binnington, Owen Sound Attack

Jan. 30 – Feb. 5: Mathias Niederberger, Barrie Colts

Jan. 23 – Jan. 29: Mark Visentin, Niagara IceDogs

Jan. 16 – Jan. 22: Philippe Cadorette, Baie-Comeau Drakkar

Jan. 9 – Jan. 15: Mac Carruth, Portland Winterhawks

Jan. 2 – Jan. 8: Ty Rimmer, Tri-City Americans

Dec. 26 – Jan. 1: Jacob Gervais-Chouinard, Rimouski Oceanic

Dec. 12 – Dec. 18: Christopher Festarini, Niagara IceDogs

Dec. 5 – Dec. 11: Étienne Marcoux, Blainville-Boisbriand Armada

Nov. 28 – Dec. 4: Joel Vienneau, Sudbury Wolves

Nov. 21 – Nov. 27: Malcolm Subban, Belleville Bulls

Nov. 14 – Nov. 20: Calvin Pickard, Seattle Thunderbirds

Nov. 7 – Nov. 13: Roman Will, Moncton Wildcats

Oct. 31 – Nov. 6: Malcolm Subban, Belleville Bulls

Oct. 24 – Oct. 30: Tyler Bunz, Medicine Hat Tigers

Oct. 17 – Oct. 23: Eric Comrie, Tri-City Americans

Oct. 10 – Oct. 16: Patrik Bartosak, Red Deer Rebels

Oct. 3 – Oct. 9: François Tremblay, Val d’Or Foreurs

Sept. 26 – Oct. 2: Jimmy Appleby, Baie-Comeau Drakkar

Sept. 21 – Sept. 25: Michael Houser, London Knights

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