Parker Gahagen of the Utah Grizzlies is the Warrior Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week for May 3-9. It is the second time in his career that he has received the weekly honor.
Gahagen went 3-0-0 with one shutout, a 1.80 goals-against average and a save percentage of .933 in three appearances against Rapid City last week.
The 27-year-old had 28 saves in a 5-3 win on Tuesday, tuned aside all 16 shots in a 2-0 victory on Wednesday, stopped 30 shots in a 5-1 win on Friday and made eight saves on 10 shots in the first period of a 3-2 victory on Saturday.
A native of Buffalo, New York, Gahagen has appeared in eight games with the Grizzlies this season going 4-1-1 with one shutout, a 1.97 goals-against average and a save percentage of .931. He has also seen action in three games with Colorado of the American Hockey League where he is 2-0-0 with a 2.09 goals-against average and a save percentage of .939.
Gahagen is 14-5-3 in 23 career ECHL appearances with Utah and Newfoundland with three shutouts, a 1.86 goals-against average and a save percentage of .936.
Prior to turning pro, Gahagen saw action in 110 career games at Army where he went 41-49-16 with 10 shutouts, a 2.40 goals-against average and a save percentage of .926.
The Grizzlies are at Tulsa for a 3 game set on May 14-16. Utah returns to Maverik Center for a 4 game series vs Allen on May 19, 21-23. Tickets for every Grizzlies home game are available at utahgrizzlies.com or by calling (801) 988-8000.