Martin named Reebok Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week
The 30-year-old went 2-0-1 with a 1.94 goals-against average and a save percentage of .946 in three appearances last week.
Martin opened the week with 36 saves in a 3-1 win at Toledo on Friday and followed that up with 25 saves in a 3-2 win at Cincinnati on Saturday. He ended the week with 45 saves in a 3-2 overtime loss to Bakersfield on Sunday.
A native of Fort Worth, Texas, Martin has appeared in an ECHL-high 38 games this season, posting a record of 17-16-5 with one shutout, a 2.67 goals-against average and a save percentage of .919. He is second in the league in save percentage and tied for second in wins while leading all goaltenders with 2,294 minutes played and 1,153 saves.
Martin has appeared in 127 career ECHL games with Columbus, Trenton, Elmira, Augusta and Kalamazoo and has an overall record of 60-52-11 with three shutouts, a 3.04 goals-against average and a save percentage of .903. He also has appeared in 22 career games in the American Hockey League with Cleveland, Norfolk, Syracuse and Bridgeport.
Also Nominated: Paul Karpowich (Evansville), Ken Reiter (Fort Wayne), Louis Domingue (Gwinnett), Tyler Beskorowany (Idaho), Brandon Anderson (Reading), Ryan Zapolski (South Carolina) and Kent Simpson (Toledo).
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|Oct. 12-14||Marc Cheverie||Elmira Jackals|
|Oct. 15-21||Josh Robinson||Idaho Steelheads|
|Oct. 22-28||Mike Lee||Gwinnett Gladiators|
|Oct. 29-Nov. 4||Chris Carrozzi||Ontario Reign|
|Nov. 5-11||Mike Lee||Gwinnett Gladiators|
|Nov. 12-18||Philipp Grubauer||Reading Royals|
|Nov. 19-25||Thomas Heemskerk||San Francisco Bulls|
|Nov. 26-Dec. 2||Ryan Zapolski||South Carolina Stingrays |
|Dec. 3-9||Cody Reichard||Stockton Thunder |
|Dec. 10-16||Nathan Lieuwen||Greenville Road Warriors|
|Dec. 17-23||Peter Delmas||Wheeling Nailers|
|Dec. 24-30||Ryan Zapolski||South Carolina Stingrays|
|Dec. 31-Jan. 6||Joel Martin||Kalamazoo Wings|
|Jan. 7-13||Pat Nagle||Florida Everblades|
|Jan. 14-20||John Curry||Orlando Solar Bears|