Tigers grad French makes last junior season count, tabbed NA3HL Goaltender of Year
The NA3HL has announced that Helena Bighorns netminder Keaton French has been named the True Hockey Goaltender of the Year for the 2022-23 season.
French, 21, began the season with the Minnesota Loons and was traded to Helena in late January.
The Alaska native ended up with a 13-13-0 record in 27 games played during the regular season, which included a 2.62 goals-against average and a .919 save percentage with five shutouts.
While with the Bighorns, French was lights-out with a 7-1 record during the regular season, a 1.03 goals-against average and .962 save percentage and four shutouts. He led the Bighorns to the Frontier Division title and a spot in the Fraser Cup Championship where he was named to the All-Tournament Team.
During his youth hockey days, French spent three seasons with the Colorado Springs Tigers AAA program.
(May 11, 2023)