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Pioneers’ Jaillet picks up NCHC Goaltender of the Week honors


University of Denver goaltender Tanner Jaillet has been named NCHC Goaltender of the Week, collecting his third NCHC Goaltender of the Week award this season and fifth of his career.

Tanner Jaillet, Denver
Junior Goaltender
Red Deer, Alberta


Jaillet backstopped the top-ranked Pioneers to a split at then No. 14 Western Michigan last weekend, allowing only two goals in the series, surrendering one each night.

On Friday, he made 27 saves in a 3-0 loss, with his only goal allowed coming on a WMU power play in the third period that broke a scoreless deadlock, before the Broncos tacked on two empty-netters. Saturday, Jaillet totaled 22 saves over the game’s first 50 minutes before giving way to Evan Cowley in a 7-2 victory, with the lone goal Jaillet allowed coming in the second stanza en route to him garnering First Star of the Game honors.

He finished the series with a 1.10 goals-against average, a .961 save percentage and 49 saves on 51 shots in 109 minutes in net.

On the season, Jaillet is tops in the NCHC with 13 wins (13-4-4), compiling a .927 save percentage and a 1.92 GAA, both of which are second in the conference.

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