Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that Pittsburgh Penguins prospect Tristan Jarry of the Edmonton Oil Kings is the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending November 30 after posting a 1-0-1-0 record including a shutout victory with a goals-against-average of 1.47 and save percentage of .966.
Jarry earned back-to-back first star honours for the Oil Kings last week stopping 84 shots in two games played. On Friday night he picked up his second shutout of the season stopping all 35 shots faced as first star of a 3-0 victory over the Vancouver Giants, then made a career-high 49 saves on Saturday as first star of a 3-2 overtime loss to the Medicine Hat Tigers.
Jarry, a 19-year-old from Delta, BC, is playing in his fourth WHL season with the Oil Kings. Selected by the Penguins in the second round of the 2013 NHL Draft, Jarry currently holds a 10-8-2-2 record with a goals-against-average of 2.42 and save percentage of .920.
Also considered for the award this week was Taylor Dupuis of the Sarnia Sting with a 3-0-0-0 record posting a goals-against-average of 1.67 and save percentage of .950, while Joe Fleschler of the Drummondville Voltigeurs went 2-1-0-0 with a goals-against-average of 1.68 and save percentage of .939.
Jarry’s Hockey History – courtesy of Hockeysfuture.com
2009-10: Tristan Jarry played bantam hockey in British Columbia with the North Delta Sundevils and was select by the Edmonton Oil Kings in the third round (46th overall) of the 2010 WHL Bantam Draft.
2010-11: Jarry split the goaltending duties with Brodie Burdeny for the Greater Vancouver Canadians midget major team in British Columbia. In 20 regular season games he had a 2.31 goals against. The Canadians advanced to the playoff semifinals after finishing in third place and Jarry played all six playoff games. Jarry won a gold medal with Team British Columbia in the 2011 Canada Winter Games; playing in two games with a 3.30 goals against and .868 save percentage as Jackson Whittle handled the bulk of the goaltending.
2011-12: Jarry appeared in 14 games for the WHL champion Edmonton Oil Kings in his first season of junior hockey and played for Canada Pacific in the 2012 U17 World Hockey Challenge. He was 8-2-1 for the Oil Kings and had a 2.93 goals against and .894 save percentage. Jarry did not see any post-season playoff action as a backup to starter Laurent Brossoit in the WHL playoffs and at the Memorial Cup. Jarry was 2-0 at the WHC, sharing the goaltending with Eric Comrie, and finished with a 1.95 goals against and .943 save percentage.