Vaughn CHL Goalie of Week: Baie-Comeau’s Cadorette
Philippe Cadorette of the Baie-Comeau Drakkar was named the Vaughn Canadian Hockey League Goaltender of the Week for the week after posting a perfect 3-0-0-0 record that included a shutout victory, a 0.67 goals-against-average and a .974 save percentage.
Cadorette backstopped the Drakkar to three straight road wins last week, moving them into second place in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League standings with 22 points. The 18-year-old from St-Hyacinthe, QC started with 27 saves in a 7-1 win over Sherbrooke Friday, then earned his first shutout of the season with 22 saves in Saturday’s 7-0 win over Victoriaville before closing out the week with a 25-save performance in a 5-1 win over Shawinigan on Sunday.
Playing his third QMJHL season with the Drakkar, Cadorette leads the league through 13 games this season with nine wins and is second overall with a goals-against-average of 2.26 and ranks fifth with a save percentage of .913.
Also considered for the award this week was Carolina Hurricanes’ prospect Daniel Altshuller of the Oshawa Generals who posted a 2-0-0-1 record with a 1.91 goals-against-average and .949 save percentage, and Jordon Cooke of the Kelowna Rockets who was 2-0-0-0 with a shutout, a 1.00 goals against and .959 save percentage.
2013-14 Vaughn CHL Goaltenders of the Week:
Oct. 14 – Oct. 20: Philippe Cadorette (Baie-Comeau Drakkar)
Oct. 7 – Oct. 13: Brandon Whitney (Victoriaville Tigres)
Sept. 30 – Oct. 6: Ty Edmonds (Prince George Cougars); read the InGoal interview with Edmonds
Sept. 23 – Sept. 29: Alex Nedeljkovic (Plymouth Whalers); read the InGoal interview with Nedeljkovic
Sept. 19 – Sept. 22: Sebastien Auger (Saint John Sea Dogs)