Binnington named CCM/AHL Player of the Week

American Hockey League

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today that San Antonio Rampage goaltender Jordan Binnington has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending January 6, 2019.

Binnington allowed one goal on 63 shots during his two starts for the Rampage (2-0-0, 0.50, .984) before finishing the week with the parent St. Louis Blues.

On Wednesday evening, Binnington stopped 31 of 32 shots – including 27 saves over the final two periods – to preserve San Antonio’s 3-1 victory over visiting Manitoba. And on Friday, Binnington turned aside all 31 shots he faced in a 3-0 win over Chicago and the Wolves’ high-powered offense, becoming the first visiting goaltender in nearly two years to record a shutout at Allstate Arena. Binnington was recalled by St. Louis on Saturday and was in the lineup for the Blues’ game against the New York Islanders that night.

A third-round selection by St. Louis in the 2011 NHL Draft, Binnington owns a record of 11-4-0 with three shutouts in 16 appearances with San Antonio this season, leading the AHL with a 2.08 goals-against average and ranking second with a .927 save percentage. Binnington, an AHL All-Star last season, is 87-54-18 in 164 career AHL games with San Antonio, Providence, Chicago and Peoria, showing a 2.48 GAA, a .915 save percentage and 10 shutouts. The 25-year-old native of Richmond Hill, Ont., has also made three career NHL appearances with the Blues, including two in 2018-19.

In recognition of being named the CCM/AHL Player of the Week, Binnington will be presented with an etched crystal award prior to an upcoming Rampage home game.

Products You May Like

Articles You May Like

Golden Knights Pick Peyton Krebs #17 Overall
Senators Fill Need by Drafting Thomson
Vancouver Canucks sign defenceman Alex Edler to two-year extension
Leafs not guaranteed to match Marner offer sheet
Canucks Acquire J.T. Miller

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *