Michael Herringer went 3-0-0 with a 1.10 goals against average last week for the Kelowna Rockets. -Image credit: Warren Henderson/Capital News

Herringer named WHL goalie of the week

Kelowna Rockets stopper goes 3-0-0 in as many games

While the Kelowna Rockets have been putting up some decent numbers offensively, Michael Herringer is upholding his duties at other end of the rink.

Thanks to a of solid efforts in goal, the 21-year-old Herringer has been named the Western Hockey League’s goaltender of the week.

The 21-year-old Herringer went 3-0-0-0 with a 1.10 goals-against average, .961 save percentage and 74 saves this past week, helping the Rockets continue their climb up the B.C. Division standings.

On Wednesday, March 1, Herringer stopped 25 shots in a 5-1 win versus Prince George, earning second star recognition. On Friday, March 3, he made 34 saves plus another six stops in the shootout as the Rockets earned a 3-2 shootout win at Everett.

Herringer rounded out his week by entering in relief on Saturday, turning aside all 15 pucks sent his way to help the Rockets execute a 4-2 come-from-behind victory versus Tri-City.

The Rockets, who have seven games remaining in the regular season, will return to action Tuesday when they host the Victoria Royals.

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