Jeff Jakaitis Named ECHL Goaltender of the Week

Jeff Jakaitis Named ECHL Goaltender of the Week

Oct 24, 2017

Stingrays goaltender Jeff Jakaitis has been named the CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Oct. 16-22. It is the eighth time in his career that he has received the weekly honor, which ranks second in ECHL history.

Jakaitis went 2-0-0 with a 2.50 goals-against average and a save percentage of .906 in two appearances last week.

The 34-year-old made 28 saves in South Carolina’s season-opening 4-3 win over Greenville on Friday and stopped 20 shots in a 3-2 victory at Jacksonville on Saturday.

A native of Rochester, Minn., Jakaitis has appeared in 205 career ECHL games with South Carolina, Gwinnett, Charlotte and Columbia posting an overall record of 112-61-24 with 23 shutouts - which ranks second in ECHL history - a 2.39 goals-against average and a save percentage of .921.

Jakaitis has received the ECHL Goaltender of the Year award a record three times (2012, 2014 and 2015) and also was named ECHL Most Valuable Player in 2014-15. That season, he also set three ECHL records as he posted four consecutive shutouts from March 7-20, went 321:46 without allowing a goal and won 16 consecutive decisions from Feb. 15-April 2.

Single-game tickets for the 2017-18 season are on sale now at the North Charleston Coliseum Box Office and ticketmaster.com.

Tickets for groups of 10 or more are on sale now for all games featuring discounted pricing and great benefits! For more information or to place an order call the Stingrays front office at 843-744-2248 or stop by 3300 W. Montague Ave. Suite A-200 during business hours.

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