Boise, ID (1/26/16) – The ECHL announced on Tuesday that Idaho Steelheads goaltender Jack Campbell has been named the CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for the week of January 18th-24th.
Campbell went 2-0-0 last week in two games against the Alaska Aces, posting a 0.50 goals-against average and a .986 save percentage in Anchorage. Campbell recorded a 34-save shutout on Friday night to backstop the Steelheads to a 2-0 win. On Saturday, Campbell carried a shutout until the middle of the third period, a shutout streak of 121 minutes, and stopped 37 of 38 shots in a 3-1 win.
A first-round NHL Draft selection of the Dallas Stars in 2010, Campbell made nine consecutive starts for the Steelheads between December 30th and January 23rd. In his last seven appearances, Campbell has held opponents to one goal or fewer five times and recorded three shutouts.
The 24-year-old goaltender is 6-3-0 this season with a 1.45 goal-against average and a .951 save percentage. In 16 career ECHL starts over the past two seasons, all with Idaho, Campbell is 11-5-0 with four shutouts, a 1.57 goals-against average and a save percentage of .949.
Campbell was reassigned to the Steelheads by the AHL’s Texas Stars on December 27th. Campbell has made 115 starts over the past five seasons with AHL Texas, and one start with the NHL’s Dallas Stars. Prior to turning pro, Campbell represented Team USA at three straight IIHF World U-20 Championships (2010, 2011 and 2012), winning a gold medal in 2010 and bronze in 2011. He was named the 2011 IIHF World U-20 Championships “Best Goalkeeper” and a tournament all-star.
The Steelheads host the Rapid City Rush on Wednesday night at CenturyLink Arena, with puck-drop scheduled for 7:10pm. Wednesday night is a $2 Beer Wednesday, presented by Bud Light, with fans 21 years and older able to purchase small beers for $2 through the end of the second period. For tickets, call 383-0080 or visit idahosteelheads.com