Chechelev Named Goaltender of the Week
INDEPENDENCE, MO - Daniil Chechelev of the Kansas City Mavericks is the Warrior Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Jan. 31-Feb. 6.
Chechelev went 2-0-0 with one shutout, a 0.50 goals-against average and a save percentage of .988 in two appearances last week.
The 20-year-old made 37 saves in a 2-1 win against Tulsa on Tuesday and stopped all 46 shots he faced in a 2-0 victory over Rapid City for his first career professional shutout on Saturday.
Under contract to Stockton of the American Hockey League, Chechelev has appeared in 19 games for the Mavericks with a record of 9-8-1, one shutout, a 3.41 goals-against average and a save percentage of .900.
Last season, he saw action in 21 games for HK Ryazan (VHL), posting an 8-7-3 record with a 2.58 goals-against average and a save percentage of .912, while also appearing in 19 games for Russkie Vityazi Chekhov (MHL) where he was 11-7-1 with a 2.49 goals-against average and a save percentage of .924. In four seasons of MHL play, Chechelev posted a record of 53-38-5.
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