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Gulls’ Enroth named AHL Goaltender of the Month for January

 

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The American Hockey League (AHL) announced Thursday that San Diego Gulls goaltender Jhonas Enroth has been selected as the league’s CCM/AHL Goaltender of the Month for January.

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Enroth was a perfect 6-0-0 in six appearances during January, sporting a 1.17 goals-against average and a .957 save percentage while allowing just seven goals on 163 shots.

Enroth began the month in Toronto and made 30 saves in a 4-3 win at Manitoba on Jan. 4. He was acquired by the Anaheim Ducks on Jan. 11 and made his Gulls debut on Jan. 16, stopping 22 of 23 shots in a 3-1 win at Iowa. Enroth turned aside 30 shots in a 5-1 victory over San Jose on Jan. 20, then led the Gulls to a three-game sweep of their visit to Tucson to finish the month, combining for 74 saves on 76 shots and capping it off with a 3-0 shutout on Jan. 28.

A ninth-year pro from Stockholm, Sweden, Enroth is 7-1-0 in eight AHL games between Toronto and San Diego this season, with a 1.63 GAA, a .942 SV% and one shutout after beginning the year with the Toronto Maple Leafs.

The veteran of 153 NHL games with Toronto, Los Angeles, Dallas and Buffalo has made 155 career appearances in the AHL, showing a record of 81-59-9 with a 2.58 GAA, a .916 SV% and nine shutouts.

Enroth will be presented with an etched crystal award prior to an upcoming home game in recognition of his achievement.

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