SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League introduced at the moment that Springfield Thunderbirds goaltender Harri Sateri has been chosen as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the interval ending Apr. eight, 2018.
Sateri was Three-Zero-Zero in three begins on the street for Springfield final week, stopping 82 of 84 pictures for a Zero.67 goals-against common and a .976 save proportion.
On Wednesday night time, Sateri made 33 saves and prolonged his shutout streak to 135:58 earlier than lastly permitting a aim late in the third interval of a 2-1 win at Belleville. On Friday, he turned apart 23 pictures in the Thunderbirds’ 5-1 victory at Laval. And on Sunday night, Sateri made 26 stops for his fourth shutout of the season to assist Springfield to a 2-Zero win in Hartford, enhancing to 14-2-Three in his final 19 AHL choices.
A 28-year-old native of Toijala, Finland, Sateri ranks sixth in the AHL with a 2.25 goals-against common and fourth with a .927 save proportion in 26 video games for Springfield this season, exhibiting a document of 14-7-Three. He additionally made his National Hockey League debut with Florida, making 9 appearances (Four-Four-Zero, 2.92, .911). Originally drafted by San Jose in 2008, Sateri is 62-75-10 with a 2.78 GAA, a 906 save proportion and eight shutouts in 155 profession AHL contests with Springfield and Worcester.
In recognition of being named the CCM/AHL Player of the Week, Sateri will likely be introduced with an etched crystal award previous to an upcoming Thunderbirds residence recreation.