ROYALS’ COLEMAN VOLLRATH NOMINATED FOR VAUGHN CHL GOALTENDER OF THE WEEK
Victoria netminder posted a 2-0-0-0 record in two contests.
For Immediate Release
Monday, February 1, 2016
Victoria, BC- The Western Hockey League today announced that Victoria Royals’ goaltender Coleman Vollrath has been nominated by the WHL for the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week.
The native of Calgary, AB appeared in two games for the Royals this past week and registered a 2-0-0-0 record with a 1.00 goals against average (GAA), a 0.950 save percentage (SV%).
The 6-0, 170 lb netminder turned aside 38 of 40 shots in the two contests, as the Royals defeated the WHL-leading Lethbridge Hurricanes 3-1 on Friday night and the second place Kelowna Rockets 4-1 on Saturday.
This marks the third time this season and fourth of his career that Vollrath has been nominated for the award. Vollrath won his second career Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week award in October of this season.
In 39 games with Victoria this season, Vollrath has posted a 22-12-0-2 record with a GAA of 2.38, a SV% of 0.915 and one shutout.
Vollrath is in his fourth and final WHL season and has registered a mark of 74-47-4-6 to go along with eight shutouts, a 2.75 GAA, and a 0.910 SV% in 153 games played. Vollrath holds the Royals/Bruins all-time franchise record in wins and games played.
Victoria will host former Royal defenceman Keegan Kanzig and the Calgary Hitmen on Wednesday night at 7:05 p.m. 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.
The Royals fifth annual Pink in the Rink Night, in support of the BC Cancer Foundation, is coming up on Saturday, February 20th vs. the Kamloops Blazers. Tickets to the contest are still available, but moving quickly, and can be purchased in-person at the Select Your Tickets Box Office, by phone at 250-220-7777 or online at www.victoriaroyals.com.