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Sea Dogs' Mathieu Corbeil wins weekly Canadian Hockey League goaltender award

Wednesday, 05.09.2012 / 2:04 PM / News

The Canadian Press

TORONTO - Mathieu Corbeil of the Saint John Sea Dogs has been named the Canadian Hockey League's goaltender of the week.

Corbeil helped the Sea Dogs open the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League finals with two straight wins against the Rimouski Oceanic.

Corbeil made 40 saves in Game 1's double overtime win, then added another 14 saves in Game 2.

The 20-year-old Montreal native, who is a Columbus Blue Jackets prospect, is 14-0-1 in the playoffs with a goals-against average of 2.20 and a .916 save percentage.

Mac Carruth of the Portland Winterhawks and Michael Houser of the London Knights were also considered for the award.

Portland forward Sven Bartschi meanwhile was named the CHL player of the week after scoring four goals and one assist in three playoff games.

Andrew Agozzino of the Niagara IceDogs and Saint John's Tomas Jurco were also nominated.

I've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.

— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the series-winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round