Chapman was busy this week, as he faced 125 shots in three Grizzlies wins and only let in three goals. He finished the week with an eye-popping .976 save percentage and a goals-against average of 1.00, while picking up his first shutout of the season.
The Airdrie, Alta. native started the week with a 36-save performance in Victoria’s 3-1 win over the Cowichan Valley Capitals on Wednesday and followed it up on Friday with 41 stops in a 3-2 win against the Powell River Kings, earning third-star honours. Chapman saved his best for last as he made 45 saves in a 6-0 shutout victory over the Chilliwack Chiefs on Sunday and was named the game’s first star.
The 20-year-old now leads the BCHL in save percentage at .950 and ranks second with a 1.75 goals-against average. He has a record of 6-2-0 and has played the second-most minutes in the league.
After their three wins this week, Victoria now sits atop the Island Division with 12 points in nine games.
Coquitlam Express G Kolby Matthews: 3W, SO, 83 saves/86 shots, .965 SV%, 1.00 GAA, 1st star, 3rd star
West Kelowna Warriors F Willie Reim: 4G, 2A, hat trick, GWG, 1st star
Victoria Grizzlies F Alex Newhook: 2G, 4A, GWG, 1st star
Victoria Grizzlies F Riley Hughes: 1G, 4A
Wenatchee Wild D Murphy Stratton: 5A, 1st star