The Western Hockey League announced today that Spokane Chiefs goaltender Garret Hughson has been nominated for the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week award as the league’s most outstanding goalie for the week ending March 1, 2015.
Hughson, a 19-year-old from Foremost, Alberta, registered a 0.67 goals against average and .973 save percentage, including a shutout, in three wins last week.
Hughson made 22 saves on 23 shots faced on Wednesday, February 23rd, in a 3-1 win over U.S. Division-leading Everett.
He then turned aside all 28 shots faced in a 4-0 shutout win on the road over the rival Tri-City Americans on Friday, February 27th. The shutout, Hughson’s first of the season and third of his career, earned him First Star honors.