Rockford's Michel Robinson named UHL Best Goaltender

April 27, 2005 - International Hockey League 2 (IHL 2) News Release

LAKE ST. LOUIS, MO--- The United Hockey League (UHL) announced Wednesday that Rockford IceHogs goaltender Michel Robinson has been named the Southern Sports Supply 2004-05 UHL Best Goaltender as selected by the league head coaches, general managers, and members of the media.

The 22-year-old Montreal, Quebec native finished the regular season with a 33-22-9 record, a 2.47 goals against average, and a .915 save percentage. His 33 wins tied for second most in the UHL. He recorded seven shutouts which tied for the league lead. Robinson led all league goaltenders with 3,816 minutes played and was third with 1,683 saves.

The Rockford netminder also scored an empty net goal on December 29th, 2004 vs. Fort Wayne. He became only the fourth goaltender in UHL history to score a goal.

Robinson was selected as the starting goaltender for Team Mountain Dew at the 2005 Pepsi UHL All-Star Classic. He also earned Southern Sports Supply UHL Goaltender of the Week honors for week six of the regular season.

PREVIOUS RECIPIENTS OF UHL BEST GOALTENDER

2003-04 Kevin St. Pierre, Fort Wayne

2002-03 Tom Lawson, Fort Wayne

2001-02 Sylvain Daigle, Muskegon

2000-01 Blair Allison, New Haven

1999-00 Brian Regan, Missouri

1998-99 Joe Dimaline, Muskegon

1997-98 Darryl Gilmour, Madison

1996-97 Sergei Zvyagin, Quad City

1995-96 Rich Parent, Muskegon

1994-95 Maxim Michailovsky, Detroit

1993-94 J.F. Labbe, Thunder Bay

1992-93 Jamie Stewart, Detroit

1991-92 Jamie Stewart, Detroit

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