Cole Kehler named Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week
Portland Winterhawks goaltender Cole Kehler has been named the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the week and the WHL Goaltender of the Week.
Kehler had a 2-0-0-0 record over the weekend with a .945 save percentage and a 1.50 goals against average.
On Friday, Kehler was named first star in Portland’s 6-1 win over the Spokane Chiefs. Kehler stopped 30 of 31 shots to post his third win of the season. In Sunday’s rematch with Spokane, Kehler played well again making 22 saves to lead Portland to a 7-2 win. The victory was also Kehler’s 40th career WHL win.
On the season, Kehler has a 4-0-0-0 with a 2.25 GAA and a .907 SV%. Among qualified goaltenders, Kehler ranks third in the WHL in goals against average and seventh in save percentage.
This is the second time Kehler has been named CHL Goaltender of the week and the third time he’s been named WHL Goaltender of the Week. Last season with the Winterhawks he was named top goaltender in the WHL twice for the weeks of January 29th and March 19th.
The Winterhawks go for four straight wins tonight as they take on the Spokane Chiefs at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Tickets for are available HERE!