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Slubowski Named NCHC Goaltender of the Week

by Carolyn Binder

Courtesy of WMU Athletics/Adam Bodnar

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (WKZO) -- For the second time this season Western Michigan goalie Frank Slubowski has been named National Collegiate Hockey Association Goaltender of the Week after his performance at the Shillelagh Tournament over the weekend. 

Slubowski stopped 56-of-57 shots on the weekend to help WMU go 1-0-1 against Northeastern and Alabama-Huntsville. He made a game-high 32 saves in the Broncos 1-1 draw 

and shootout loss to Northeastern, only allowing a power play goal early in the second period. Nine of his saves came on seven Northeastern power plays, in which he helped the 

On Saturday the junior made all 24 saves to help blank Alabama-Huntsville in a 1-0 win. He also helped kill off all six Charger power plays in the shutout. Slubowski was also named 

NCHC Goaltender of the Week earlier this season for his performance in the Brice Alaska Goal Rush tournament.

Western Michigan hosts North Dakota on Friday and Saturday at 7:05 p.m. Friday’s game will be broadcast nationally on CBS Sports Network.