Pier Pelletier named CHL Goaltender of the week
The Central Hockey League (CHL) announced today that Laredo Bucks goaltender Pier Pelletier has been voted the winner of the CHL Performance of the Week for the week of March 8-14.
The Bucks goaltender recorded 34 saves in his team’s 3-2 shootout win over the Texas Brahmas on March 14th. Pelletier stopped 29 of the final 30 shots he faced and turned away al four shooters against him in the shootout.
The St. Louis, Quebec native received 1319 votes accounting for close to 50% of the 2,694 total votes cast. Pelletier finished ahead of Rapid City’s Scott Wray (850 votes) who scored the game winning goal with 1:14 remaining in Rush’s 5-4 win over Allen on March 13.
Pelletier was named Oakley/CHL goaltender of the week for that period as well.
The 22-year-old Pelletier is the second Bucks player to win the performance of the week award joining Kevin Desfosses (January 29th).