Sea Dogs prospect Matthew Williams of the Summerside Western Capitals has been named the MHL’s rookie of the month for November.
According to the MHL website, “the 17 year old from Halifax, Nova Scotia went 4-1 on the month with a 3.38 GAA and .898 save percentage.
“Williams also represented the Caps and the MHL as one of the two netminders selected to the league’s entry at the 2015 Eastern Canada Cup All Star Challenge in Cornwall, Ontario. Overall, Williams sports a 13-4 record with a 2.90 GAA and .911 save percentage. His 13 victories ranks second among all rookie goaltenders in the CJHL.”
The Capitals sit atop the MHL standings with an 18-5-0-0 record. Their roster also features former Sea Dogs forward Mitchell Dempsey.
In other news…
- As frustrating as the Sea Dogs have been at times this season, its nothing in comparison to what Charlottetown Islanders fans have had to deal with. The Isles are in town to face the Dogs tonight at 7 p.m.
- In four games against Saint John this year, Conor Garland has five goals and five assists. The Dogs are in Moncton on Wednesday night.
- Blade Mann-Dixon is now 4-1-0-0 with the Wildcats and sports a 2.73 GAA and .911 SV%.
- It’s Dec. 5 and the Rivalry Cup has already been decided. Stop this madness.
- According to today’s Telegraph-Journal (paywall), Thomas Chabot’s lower body injury happened during practice this week. He is day-to-day.
- TSN’s Scott Cullen takes a look at Mike Hoffman’s numbers in his latest article. His production is up there with the best of ‘em.
- The QMJHL officially announced some new rules.
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