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Quad City's David Brown Named Oakley CHL Goaltender of the Week

January 3, 2012 - Central Hockey League (CHL) News Release

GLENDALE, AZ (January 3, 2012) -The Central Hockey League announced today that Quad City's David Brown has been named the Oakley Central Hockey League Goaltender of the Week for the period ending January 1, 2012.

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The Flock welcomed Brown back to the team on December 19 after he was assigned to them by the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League. Last season, the Stoney Creek, Ontario native won 17 games with the Mallards and had a 2.33 goals against average (second in the CHL).

This past week, Brown won both of his starts allowing just three goals on those games and stopping 54 of 57 shots faced (.947 save percentage). On Tuesday, Brown made 22 saves in a 3-2 win over the Rapid City Rush. Then on Friday, the 6-0, 185-pound net minder turned away 32 of 33 shots in a 6-1 win over Dayton.

The Flock are the hottest team in the league winning 11 of 14 games in December and four straight to end 2011. They sit alone in second place in the Turner Conference with a 17-10-1 record.

Oakley CHL Goaltender of the Week

David Brown, Quad City Mallards

(Weekly Totals)

Games Played: 2

Record: 2-0-0

GAA: 1.50

Saves: 54

Save %: .947

Oakley CHL Goaltender of the Week (Previous Winners)

Oct. 25 - Ian Keserich (Tulsa)

Nov. 1 - Charlie Effinger (Missouri)

Nov. 8 - Bryan Hogan (Dayton)

Nov. 15 - Brian Mahoney-Wilson (Allen)

Nov. 22 - Marco Cousineau (Allen)

Nov. 29 - Adam Russo (Wichita)

Dec. 6 - David McKee (Quad City)

Dec. 13 - Nick Boucher (Fort Wayne)

Dec. 20 - Adam Russo (Wichita)

Dec. 27 - Zane Kalemba (Bloomington)

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