ROYALS’ COLEMAN VOLLRATH NAMED VAUGHN CHL GOALTENDER OF THE WEEK
Victoria netminder posted a 3-0-0-0 record and two shutouts.
For Immediate Release
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Victoria, BC- The Western Hockey League today announced that Victoria Royals’ goaltender Coleman Vollrath has been named the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week.
The 6-0, 174 lb netminder from Calgary, AB appeared in three games for the Royals this past week and registered a 3-0-0-0 record with a 1.00 goals against average (GAA), a 0.970 save percentage (SV%) and two shutouts. Vollrath also becomes the second goaltender (Patrik Polivka, 2013-2014) in Victoria Royals’ team history to receive the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week award.
Vollrath backstopped the Royals to a 6-3 win over the Kelowna Rockets who are the second ranked team in the CHL. He would follow-up with back-to-back shutouts with 2-0 and 3-0 victories over the Vancouver Giants.
The 1995-born goaltender set the franchise’s all-time record for shutouts in a season with six and also extended Victoria’s all-time franchise mark for team shutouts in a campaign to eight.
In 52 games with Victoria this season, Vollrath has posted a 28-14-3-1 record with a GAA of 2.97, a SV% of 0.905 and six shutouts.
Vollrath is in his third WHL season and has registered a mark of 52-34-4-4 to go along with seven shutouts, a 2.87 GAA, and a 0.909 SV% in 113 games played.
The Royals will play their final home game of the regular season on Friday vs. the Everett Silvertips for Fan Appreciation Night. Victoria will then finish off the 2014-15 campaign with an away game against the Silvertips on Saturday. Puck drop for both contests is slated for 7:05 p.m.
Victoria will have home ice advantage in the first round of the 2015 WHL Playoffs with Game 1 & 2 of the best-of-seven series occurring at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. Game 1 will take place on Friday, March 27th and Game 2 on Saturday, March 28th. Puck drop for both contests is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Individual playoff tickets, starting at $13.00, are now on sale at the Select Your Tickets Box Office located at the arena, over the phone at 250-220-7777 or online at www.selectyourtickets.com.