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Hunter Shepard Named ECHL Goaltender of the Week

Tuesday, June 1st
Hunter Shepard Named ECHL Goaltender of the Week

South Carolina Stingrays goaltender Hunter Shepard has been selected as the Warrior Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week for May 24-30.

Shepard went 3-0-0 with one shutout, a 1.33 goals-against average and a save percentage of .952 in three appearances last week.

The 25-year-old turned aside 29 shots in a 3-2 win against Greenville on Wednesday, stopped all 34 shots he faced in a 1-0 victory over Wheeling on Friday and made 17 saves in a 6-2 win against the Nailers on Saturday.Under contract to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League, Shepard has seen action in 19 ECHL games with the Stingrays going 10-6-2 with one shutout, a 2.67 goals-against average and a save percentage .920. He has also appeared in three games with the Bears, going 3-0-0 with one shutout, a 1.00 goals-against average and a save percentage of .969.

Prior to turning pro, the 6-foot-1, 210-pound netminder appeared in 119 career NCAA games at the University of Minnesota-Duluth where he went 76-37-5 with 17 shutouts, a 1.94 goals-against average and a save percentage of .922. Shepard helped guide the Bulldogs to back-to-back NCAA National Championships in 2018 and 2019 and was a three-time Mike Richter Award Finalist.

South Carolina is back on the ice Tuesday night to host Wheeling at the North Charleston Coliseum at 7:05 p.m. The Rays will conclude their regular season schedule at home on Saturday night against Jacksonville for Fan Appreciation Night at 6:05.

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