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Tanner Jaillet Named NCHC Goaltender of the Year
Posted March 17th, 2017 @ 12:00 am

Junior netminder Tanner Jaillet (Fort McMurray Oil Barons) claimed the 2017 NCHC Goaltender of the Year Award. He led the NCHC in almost all statistical categories, posting a 16-2-3 record in 22 NCHC starts with his .833 win percentage tops among NCHC netminders in conference play. Jaillet also was first in the NCHC with a 1.65 goals-against average and a .936 save percentage in conference play.  He was named First-Team All-Conference and was honored as the Bauer NCHC Goaltender of the Week four times this season. 

Jaillet, who leads the NCAA with 24 wins overall and has a 1.84 GAA and a .929 save percentage in 33 games, is the second Denver netminder to win Goaltender of the Year after Sam Britain (Canmore Eagles) took home the inaugural award.

Tanner Jaillet was the winner of the 2013-2014 AJHL Top Goaltender Award.  Jaillet opened the 2013-2014 season with 10 consecutive wins, and 13 games without a regulation loss.  Jaillet (Red Deer, AB) was selected as the Pro Hockey Life Player of the Game nine times in the regular season and also received the honour of Alberta Dodge Dealers AJHL Player of the Month and the Canalta Hotels AJHL Player of the Week.  The Canadian Junior Hockey League selected Jaillet as the 1st Star of the Month for September 2013 in recognition of the goaltender’s remarkable start to the season.  Tanner was also a finalist for the 2013-2014 AJHL MVP Award.