Rémi Poirier Named Warrior Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week
Rookie goaltender made 66 saves on 68 shots last week in pair of wins
BOISE, ID – Rémi Poirier of the Idaho Steelheads is the Warrior Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Dec. 12-18.
Poirier went 2-0-0 with a 1.00 goals-against average and a save percentage of .971 in two appearances against Rapid City last week.
The 21-year-old turned aside 30 shots in a 4-1 win on Wednesday and made 36 saves in a 5-1 victory on Saturday.
Under a National Hockey League contract with Dallas, Poirier is 7-1-1 in nine appearances with the Steelheads and ranks fourth in the ECHL with a 2.20 goals-against average and is fifth with a .927 save percentage. He made his American Hockey League debut with Texas on Nov. 11 where he stopped 29 of the 31 shots he faced in a 2-1 overtime loss at Colorado.
Prior to turning pro, Poirier saw action in 125 career games with Gatineau of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League where he was 62-46-11 with seven shutouts, a 3.06 goals-against average and a save percentage of .902.
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