Tier 3 Junior Hockey Top 10 Goaltenders - GAA - Week 9
Below is a list of the top 10 Tier 3 goalies by Goals Against Average in Week 9 of the 2015-16 season. Minimum of 4 games.
1. Tommi Ahlgren (1995), North Iowa Bulls, 0.79 gaa, 4-0-1 Through 5 games between the pipes for the North Iowa Bulls, Tommi Ahlgren allowed 4 goals, earning himself a .970 save percent and a Tier 3 best 0.79 goals against average. With 3 shutouts, Ahlgren's lone loss came on September 19th in a 1-2 overtime loss to the Wisconsin Whalers in the Bulls second game of the season. In his second season with the Bulls, Ahlgren earned a 12-1-0-1 record through the Bulls 2014-15 National Championship winning season. 2. Zachary Barry (1996), LA Fighting Spirit, 0.80 gaa, 5-0-0 Undefeated through 5 games for the L/A Fighting Spirit, Zachary Barry earned himself a .951 save percent and a 0.80 goals against average. With 3 shutouts, Barry has allowed only 4 goals on the season. A 1996, Barry spent his 2014-15 campaign with the New Hampshire Jr Monarchs where he earned a 3.23 gaa and a .910 save percent.
3. Jared Young, Dells Ducks, 0.87 gaa, 8-0-0 Undefeated through 8 games between the pipes for the Dells Ducks, Jared Young ranks top 3 (tie) in wins among all Tier 3 goalies. With 4 shutouts on the season, Young has left his opponent scoreless more than any other goaltender in all Tier 3. Allowing 7 goals in 202 shots faced, Young earned himself a .965 sv% and a 0.87 gaa. In his second season with the Ducks, Young earned a 14-3-0 record through his 2014-15 campaign as well as a .930 sv% and 1.78gaa.
4. Mike Cowell, Aspen Leafs, 0.95 gaa, 4-0-0 Undefeated through 4 games between the pipes for the Aspen Leafs, Mike Cowell earned a .949 save percent and a 0.95 goals against average. In his second season playing Tier 3 Hockey, Cowell played his 2014-15 campaign with the Lake Tahoe Blue of the WSHL, earning a 4.82 gaa and a .876 sv%. Cowell began the 2015-16 season with the Parry Sound Islanders of the GMHL (Canada) before joining the Leafs roster.
5T. Mike Mastrogiacomo (1995), Islanders HC Elite, 1.20 gaa, 5-0-0 Undefeated through 5 games for the Islanders Hockey Club Elite squad, Mike Mastrogiacomo allowed 6 goals on 139 shots faced earning himself a .957 sv% and 1.20 gaa. In his second season with the Islanders, Mastrogiacomo earned a 2.51 gaa and .923 sv% through his 2014-15 campaign.
5T. Bronson Moore, Wenatchee Wolves, 1.20 gaa, 5-0-0 Undefeated through 5 games for the Wenatchee Wolves, Bronson Moore leads the NPHL in wins. In his second season with the Wolves, Moore earned a 10-6-0 record through his 2014-15 campaign including 2 shutouts. To date in the 2015-16 season, Moore logged 1 shutout, a .943 sv% and a 1.20 gaa.
5T. Mike Paglucca (1997), Boston Jr Rangers Elite, 1.20 gaa, 4-1-0 In his second season with the Boston Jr Rangers, Mike Paglucca logged 4 wins through his first 5 games, allowing 6 goals in 113 shots faced earning himself a .947 sv% and a 1.20 goals against average. Paglucca earned a shutout on September 13th in his first 2015-16 season game. A 1997, Paglucca earned a 2.09 gaa and .915 sv% through his 2014-15 campaign with the Boston Jr Rangers Met team. 8. Patrick Cavanaugh (1996), New York Bobcats, 1.22 gaa, 5-1-0 Through 6 games in net for the New York Bobcats, Patrick Cavanaugh began the season on a 5 game win streak with his lone loss coming on October 28th in a 1-3 loss to the EHL Premier #2 Connecticut Oilers. Cavanaugh, a 1996, played his 2014-15 campaign on the New York Apple Core roster (MJHL) where he earned a 2.15 gaa and a .933 save percent.
9. Anders Brucker (1999), Aspen Leafs, 1.24 gaa, 4-0-0 Undefeated through 4 games for the Aspen Leafs, Anders Brucker allowed 6 goals on 106 shots faced, earning himself a .943 save percent and a 1.24 goals against average. A Colorado native, Brucker is in his first season playing at the Tier 3 level.
10. Chris LeClaire (1996), South Shore Kings Elite, 1.25 gaa, 3-1-0 Through 4 games this season, Chris LeClaire allowed 5 goals through 114 shots faced, earning himself a .956 sv% and 1.25gaa. In his second season playing Tier 3 Junior Hockey, LeClaire played his 2014-15 campaign on the Walpole Express (MJHL) roster, earning a .931 sv % and 1.54 goals against average.