Langenegger named BCHL Player of the Week

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Salmon Arm Silverbacks goaltender Ethan Langenegger has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 13, the league announced Monday.

The 19-year-old from Kamloops, B.C. won both of his starts over the weekend, stopping 53 of the 54 shots he faced and finishing with a .981 save percentage, a 0.49 goals-against average and one shutout.

On Friday, Langenegger made 33 saves on 34 shots in the Silverbacks 2-1 overtime win over the Chilliwack Chiefs and was named first star. He was even better the following night, stopping 20 pucks and earning a shutout in his team’s 1-0 win over the Prince George Spruce Kings where he was again named the game’s first star.

Langenegger is now tied for the second-most wins in the BCHL with eight and is sixth in the league in both save percentage (.930) and goals-against average (2.00).

Honourable mentions:

Trail Smoke Eaters D Diarmad DiMurro: 3GP – 3G – 5A – 8PTS
Trail Smoke Eaters G Logan Terness: 3GP – 3W – 76 saves/79 shots – .962SV% – 1.22GAA – 1st  star
Cowichan Valley Capitals F Matthew Crasa: 2GP – 5G – 5PTS – Hat Trick – GWG – 1st star – 2nd star
Chilliwack Chiefs G Mathieu Caron: 2GP – 1W – SO – 61 saves/63 shots – .968SV% – 1.00GAA – 1st star – 2nd star
Alberni Valley Bulldogs F Dawson Tritt: 2GP – 4G – 4PTS – Hat Trick – GWG – 1st star
Coquitlam Express F Connor Gregga: 2GP – 2G – 3A – 5PTS – 1st star