Smith Named Atlantic Hockey Goalie of the Week

Oct. 31, 2005

Fairfield, CT - Pioneers junior goaltender Jason Smith (St. Lambert, QC) has been named the Atlantic Hockey goalie of the week for the week of October 24th-30th.

Smith anchored the Pioneers defense to two wins over visiting conference foe Canisius this weekend in Milford. Friday night, he made 24 saves in a 3-0 win, recording the first shutout of his career. It was also the first shutout by a Pioneer goaltender since March 13, 2004. Saturday night, Smith made 30 saves, including nine in the third period to preserve a 5-3 Pioneer win. Through the first three games Smith has a 2.34 goals against average and .926 save percentage with one shutout.

Smith and the Pioneers are back in action this weekend for a pair of conference games against Bentley. Friday night the teams meet at the Milford Ice Pavilion at 7:00 pm and Saturday they will have a return match at Bentley at 7:30 pm.