Victoria Royals’ Griffen Outhouse named CHL Player of the Week

Victoria netminder earns honour after posting a 0.979 save percentage and 0.75 goals against average over four contests.

 

Adam McKinnon

The Canadian Hockey League today announced that Victoria Royals’ goaltender Griffen Outhouse has been named the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week.

Outhouse was named the Western Hockey League Goaltender of the Week yesterday after he appeared in four games for the Royals this past week and registered a 4-0-0-0 record with a 0.75 goals against average (GAA), a 0.979 save percentage (SV%) and one shutout.

The 6-0, 175 lb netminder turned aside 138 of 141 shots he faced over the four games, which included a 40-save shutout over the CHL’s sixth ranked Prince George Cougars on Wednesday night.

This marks the first time this year that that Outhouse has won the award. Last season, Outhouse was named CHL Goaltender of the Month for February 2016.

In 36 games with Victoria this season, Outhouse has posted a 21-12-3-0 record with a GAA of 2.66, a SV% of 0.921 and two shutouts. Outhouse is tied for second in the WHL in wins, fourth in GAA and third in SV%.

Over two seasons, Outhouse has registered a mark of 39-15-6-1 along with six shutouts, a 2.30 GAA, and a 0.927% SV%.

Victoria will next travel to Prince George to take on the Cougars on Friday and Saturday.  Puck drop for both games is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.

The Royals return home on Wednesday, January 11th for a match against the Rockets. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Select Your Tickets Box Office, over the phone by calling 250-220-7889, or by visiting www.selectyourtickets.com.

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