PRINCETON, N.J. – Billy Christopoulos of the Indy Fuel is the Warrior Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Jan.18-24. It is the second time in his career that he has received the weekly honor.
Christopoulos, who signed with Indy on Jan. 14, went 2-1-0 with a 1.65 goals-against and a save percentage of .950 in his first three appearances with the Fuel last week.
The 26-year-old stopped 27 shots in a 3-2 win at Tulsa on Wednesday, made 38 saves in a 2-1 victory over the Oilers on Friday and turned aside 31 shots in a 2-1 loss at Wichita on Sunday.
Last season with Toledo, Christopoulos earned a spot on the ECHL All-Rookie Team after posting a record of 24-3-3 in 30 appearances. He led the league with a .932 save percentage, ranked third with 24 wins and was sixth with a 2.29 goals-against average.
Prior to turning pro, Christopoulos saw action in 93 career games at the Air Force Academy where he went 42-35-11 with eight shutouts, a 2.29 goals-against average and a save percentage of .913.
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