St. John's – Parker Gahagen of the Newfoundland Growlers is the Warrior Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Jan. 27-Feb. 2.
Gahagen went 2-0-0 with one shutout, a 0.50 goals-against against average and a save percentage of .983 in two appearances against Brampton last week.
The 26-year-old stopped all 32 shots he faced in a 5-0 win on Friday and made 25 saves in a 6-1 victory on Saturday.
A native of Amherst, New York, Gahagen has appeared in 11 games with the Growlers this season where he is 9-2-0 with two shutouts, a 1.66 goals-against average and a save percentage of .947. He began the season with Evansville of the Southern Professional Hockey League where he went 3-2-1 with a 2.63 goals-against average and a .919 save percentage.
Prior to turning pro, Gahagen appeared in 110 career games at Army where he posted an overall record of 41-49-16 with 10 shutouts, a 2.40 goals-against average and a save percentage of .926.
Upcoming GamesThe Newfoundland Growlers take on the Adirondack Thunder Friday tonight at the Cool Insuring Arena in Glens Falls, New York, Puck drop is 8:30 p.m. Newfoundland time. Fans can tune in via the Growlers internet radio network at mixlr.com/nlgrowlers or watch LIVE via echl.tv.