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Tyler Brown named WHL Goalie of the Week
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Calgary, Alta. – The Western Hockey League announced today that Regina Pats goaltender Tyler Brown has been named the WHL Goaltender of the Week and the league nominee for Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending April 16, 2017.

The 20-year-old Brown went 2-2 with a 2.48 goals-against average, .930 save percentage and 159 saves over 290 minutes played as the Regina Pats erased a 3-1 series deficit to force a deciding Game 7 (Monday at 7 p.m. MT) in their second-round series with the Swift Current Broncos.

On Monday, April 17, Brown stopped 31 of the 33 shots he faced and was named second star in a 2-1 overtime loss at Swift Current. On Tuesday, April 11, Brown then stopped 64 of 69 shots in a 5-4 triple-overtime loss at Swift Current. Facing elimination, Brown turned aside 30 of the 32 shots sent his way on Friday, April 14 in a 3-2 win versus Swift Current, being recognized as second star for his efforts. Finally, Brown made 34 saves on 37 shots on Saturday, April 15 in a 5-3 win at Swift Current as the Pats forced Game 7 back in Regina Monday.

To this point in the 2017 WHL Playoffs, Brown is 7-3 with a 1.98 GAA and .935 SV%. He sits among the WHL Playoffs leaders in GAA (first), SV% (third), wins (T-2nd), minutes played (665 – fourth) and saves (315 – fourth).

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Brown, who is in his third WHL campaign, went 33-8-5-1 with a 2.64 GAA, .911 SV% and five shutouts in 50 regular season appearances.

The 6-foot-1, 178-pound product of Winnipeg has gone 61-34-7-6 with a 2.94 GAA, .908 SV% and seven shutouts in 119 career WHL regular season appearances.

In 22 career WHL post-season contests, Brown is 14-8 with a 2.36 GAA, .925 SV% and two shutouts.

Brown and the Pats will look to utilize home ice as they host the Swift Current Broncos for a winner-take-all Game 7 to close out their second-round series Monday night (7 p.m. MT) at the Brandt Centre.

WHL Goaltender of the Week/Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week nominee
Sept. 23 – Sept. 25: Travis Child, Swift Current Broncos
Sept. 26 – Oct. 2: Nick Schneider, Medicine Hat Tigers
Oct. 3 – Oct. 9: Logan Flodell, Saskatoon Blades
Oct. 10 – Oct. 16: Ryan Kubic, Vancouver Giants
Oct. 17 – Oct. 23: Michael Herringer, Kelowna Rockets
Oct. 24 – Oct. 30 – Payton Lee, Kootenay ICE
Oct. 31 – Nov. 6: Zach Sawchenko, Moose Jaw Warriors
Nov. 7 – Nov. 13: Patrick Dea, Edmonton Oil Kings
Nov. 14 – Nov. 20: Carter Hart, Everett Silvertips
Nov. 21 – Nov. 27: Carter Hart, Everett Silvertips
Nov. 28 – Dec. 4: Connor Ingram, Kamloops Blazers
Dec. 5 – Dec. 11: Dylan Ferguson, Kamloops Blazers
Dec. 12 – Dec. 18: Ty Edmonds, Prince George Cougars
Dec. 26 – Jan. 1: Griffen Outhouse, Victoria Royals
Jan. 2 – Jan. 8: Rylan Parenteau, Tri-City Americans
Jan. 9 – Jan. 15: Carter Hart, Everett Silvertips
Jan. 16 – Jan. 22: Rylan Toth, Seattle Thunderbirds
Jan. 23 – Jan. 29: Cole Kehler, Portland Winterhawks
Jan. 30 – Feb. 5: Stuart Skinner, Lethbridge Hurricanes
Feb. 6 – Feb. 12: Brodan Salmond, Kelowna Rockets
Feb. 13 – Feb. 19: Zach Sawchenko, Moose Jaw Warriors
Feb. 20 – Feb. 27: Zach Sawchenko, Moose Jaw Warriors
Feb. 28 – March 5: Michael Herringer, Kelowna Rockets
March 6 – March 12: Tyler Brown, Regina Pats
March 13 – March 19: Cole Kehler, Portland Winterhawks
March 20 – March 27: Michael Herringer, Kelowna Rockets
March 28 – April 2: Carter Hart, Everett Silvertips
April 3 – April 9: Jordan Papirny, Swift Current Broncos
April 10 – April 16: Tyler Brown, Regina Pats

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