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Blue Jackets Draft Pick Allen York Named Top Goaltender at 2008 RBC Cup

by Blue Jackets Staff / Columbus Blue Jackets

Camrose Kodiaks goaltender Allen York won the Top Goaltender Award at the 2008 Royal Bank Cup, Canada's 38th National Jr. A Championship, for the second consecutive year after leading his club to a runner-up finish in the tournament that concluded on Sunday. The Kodiaks fell to the Humboldt Broncos, 1-0, in the championship game despite a 27-save effort by York.

Columbus' sixth pick, 158th overall, in the 2007 Entry Draft, York posted a 4-1-0 record with a 0.80 goals-against average, .960 save percentage and one shutout in the tournament. He went 11-3-0 with a 1.86 goals-against average, .935 save percentage and two shutouts in 14 Alberta Junior Hockey League playoff games in leading Camrose to a berth in the Royal Bank Cup.

The 6-4, 185-pound native of Wetaskiwin, Alberta completed his second AJHL season with Camrose in 2007-08. He posted a 25-5-3 record, 2.24 goals-against average, .910 save percentage and three shutouts in 37 regular season games. The 18-year-old has registered a 47-9-3 record, 2.21 goals-against average, .909 save percentage and five shutouts in 47 career AJHL games.

For a complete recap of the 2008 RBC Cup, please click here: http://www.hockeycanada.ca/index.cfm/ci_id/22061/la_id/1.htm

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