Michael Garteig Warrior Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Month
PRINCETON, N.J. - Michael Garteig of the Newfoundland Growlers has been selected as the Warrior Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Month for November.
Garteig went 6-1-1 in eight appearances during the month with two shutouts, a 2.25 goals-against average and a save percentage of .932.
The 27-year-old allowed two goals or less in five of his eight appearances while making at least 25 saves seven times. He was named ECHL"Goaltender of the Week for the week ending Nov. 11 after going 3-0-0 with one shutout, a 1.00 goals-against average and a save percentage of .971 in three appearances.
A native of Prince George, British Columbia, Garteig leads the ECHL with 12 wins, 1,080 minutes played and 552 saves, is tied for fifth with a .925 save percentage and is 12th with a 2.50 goals-against average.
Garteig has appeared in 64 career ECHL"games with Newfoundland, Kalamazoo and Alaska posting an overall record of 35-21-6 with three shutouts, a 3.20 goals-against average and a .904 save percentage. He also has seen action in eight career games with Utica of the American Hockey League.
The Growlers' December homestand continues Friday night with the annual NTV Teddy Toss against the Reading Royals, ECHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers. Fans are encouraged to bring a new teddy bear to throw on the ice during the second period in support of the Salvation Army. Puck drop is 7 p.m. Tickets are available at mileonecentre.com.
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