Steelheads Faragher Tabbed ECHL Goalie of The Week
Idaho Steelheads goaltender Ryan Faragher has been named the CCM /ECHL Goaltender of the Week for the week of Dec. 10-16. It is the fourth time in his career that he has received the weekly honor.
Faragher went 2-0-0 with one shutout, a 0.50 goals-against average and a save percentage of .981 in two appearances against Kansas City last week.
The 28-year-old made 30 saves in a 5-1 win on Wednesday and stopped all 21 shots he faced in a 3-0 victory on Friday.
A native of Fort Frances, Ontario, Faragher is 3-2-1 in seven appearances this season with one shutout, 2.66 goals-against average and a .909 save percentage.
Faragher has appeared in 130 career ECHL games with Idaho and Utah with an overall record of 64-45-13 with nine shutouts, a 2.70 goals-against average and a save percentage of .907. He also has 27 games of experience in the American Hockey League with Stockton, San Diego and Norfolk where he is 10-13-1 with a 2.53 goals-against average and a save percentage of .911.
Prior to turning pro, Faragher played three seasons at St. Cloud State University, appearing in 98 games with an overall record of 53-34-8 with five shutouts, a 2.58 goals-against average and a save percentage of .911.
The Steelheads open a two-game weekend against the Utah Grizzlies on Friday, Dec. 21 at 7:10 p.m. from CenturyLink Arena