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Vaughn CHL Goalie of the Week: Moncton’s Alex Dubeau

Vaughn CHL Goalie of the Week: Moncton’s Alex Dubeau

Vaughn LogoAlex Dubeau of the Moncton Wildcats was named the Vaughn Canadian Hockey League Goaltender of the Week after winning all three starts, including one shutout, a goals-against-average of 1.00, and a save percentage of .962.

Dubeau stopped 76 shots over the three games, helping the Wildcats extend their winning-streak to eight games. His week was highlighted by his league-leading fourth shutout of the season on Friday night, making 21 saves in a 5-0 win over Acadie-Bathurst. Earlier the 18-year-old from Mascouche, Quebec made 26 saves as Second Star of a 6-1 victory over P.E.I., and he closed out his award-winning week Sunday with a 29-save performance as part of a 6-2 win over the Quebec Remparts.

Dubeau, is playing his third Quebec Major Junior Hockey League season, but first with the Wildcats after two seasons with Memorial Cup champion Shawinigan. He is 23-12-1-0 in Moncton with a 2.80 goals-against-average and a .893 save percentage.

Also considered for the award this week was Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Garret Sparks of the Guelph Storm after going 2-1-0-0 with a shutout, a 1.33 goals-against-average and a .957 save percentage, and 2013 NHL Draft prospect Tristan Jarry of the Edmonton Oil Kings, who won both his starts with one shutout, a goals against of 0.98 and a save percentage of .952.

Past 2012-13 Vaughn CHL Goaltenders of the Week:

Jan. 14 – Jan. 20: Cam Lanigan, Medicine Hat Tigers

Jan. 7 – Jan. 13: Matt Murray, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds

Dec. 31 – Jan. 6: Christopher Gibson, Chicoutimi Sagueneens

Dec. 24 – Dec. 30: Austin Lotz, Everett Silvertips

Dec. 10 – Dec. 16: Brett Zarowny, Prince George Cougars

Dec. 3 – Dec. 9: JP Anderson, Sarnia Sting

Nov. 26 – Dec. 2: Kevin Bailie, London Knights

Nov. 19 – Nov. 25: Patrik Bartosak, Red Deer Rebels

Nov. 12 – Nov. 18: Mackenzie Skapski, Kootenay Ice

Nov. 5 – Nov. 11 : Mac Carruth, Portland Winterhawks

Oct. 29 – Nov. 4 : Philippe Cadorette, Baie-Comeau Drakkar

Oct. 22 – Oct. 28 : Michael Giugovaz, Peterborough Petes (read the InGoal interview here)

Oct. 15 – Oct. 21 : Jordon Cooke, Kelowna Rockets

Oct. 8 – Oct. 14 : Mac Carruth, Portland Winterhawks

Oct. 1 – Oct. 7 : Eetu Laurikainen, Swift Current Broncos

Sept. 24 – Sept. 30 : Sébastien Auger, Saint John Sea Dogs

Sept. 20 – Sept. 23 : John Gibson, Kitchener Rangers

About The Author

Kevin Woodley

Kevin Woodley is a rec-league target and former contributing editor of the Goalie News magazine. He has written about the Vancouver Canucks and NHL for The Associated Press, USA Today, Sports Illustrated and The Hockey News for the last decade, and covered the 2010 Olympics for The AP.