Former Los Angeles Jr. King Tomas Sholl was named the ECHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending Oct. 20. It’s the second time this season - and fifth time in his career - that Sholl has received the weekly honor.
A member of the Idaho Steelheads, Sholl went 1-0-0 for the week to compliment a 0.94 goals-against average and a save percentage of .960.
The 25-year-old turned aside 24 of the 25 shots he faced in a 2-1 triumph over the Wichita Thunder on Friday.
Under contract with Texas of the American Hockey League, Sholl has appeared in 61 career ECHL games with Idaho and the Adirondack Thunder with an overall record of 43-12-4 with seven shutouts, a 1.99 goals-against average and .935 save percentage. Last season, he earned a spot in the ECHL All-Star Classic while being named to the ECHL All-Rookie Team and All-ECHL Second Team.
He also has spent time in the Southern Professional Hockey League with Macon Mayhem and Evansville Thunderbolts where he went 14-3-3 with one shutout, a 2.53 goals-against average and .917 save percentage.
Prior to turning pro, Sholl saw action in 19 games over three seasons at Bowling Green State University going 7-10-0 with two shutouts, a 2.93 goals-against average and .891 save percentage.