East Division Star of the Week: Josh Graziano, Goaltender, Johnstown Tomahawks
Johnstown Tomahawks goalie Josh Graziano, 21, had a big weekend as he started on won both games to help his club sweep the 3rd place New Jersey Titans. The 6’3/200 lbs. native of Buffalo, NY, stopped 41 of 42 shots in the two wins.
That included 19 saves in an 8-1 win on Friday and 22 saves in a 3-0 win on Saturday, which was his first shutout of the season. Since joining the Tomahawks back in mid February, Graziano has a 7-0-1 record in eight games with a 1.85 goals against average and a .923 save percentage.
“Josh was a huge part of our weekend success grabbing two wins against a very tough opponent. He was rock solid both nights. Since arriving in Johnstown at the trade deadline, he has immediately adhered himself to our team as a strong, veteran leader.
“Now that he recently became available again for an NCAA Division 1 opportunity, I think he could be a big add for a team looking for an experienced goalie. We will need Josh to continue his strong play as we move down the home stretch of the regular season and push towards the playoffs,” said Tomahawks head coach Mike Letizia.