WINTHROP, Mass. – Jackson Teichroeb has been named Travel Team USA Goaltender of the Week after backstopping the Niagara Purple Eagles to a first round win over the Holy Cross Crusaders last weekend.
Teichroeb was the cornerstone of the Purple Eagle’s first round victory, making a total of 136 saves on 142 shots for a .958 save percentage and posting a 1.55 goals against average. He made 31 saves on 32 shots to help Niagara take game one, 2-1, before smashing his career record with 58 saves (28 in regulation with another 30 in overtime) on 60 shots in Saturday’s wild 2-1 three-overtime loss. He helped the Purple and White advance to the second round with another 47 saves, including 18 in the third period, to secure a 5-3 win on Sunday.
Niagara faces the Robert Morris Colonials in the best-of-three AHA Quarterfinals this weekend. Puck-drop for game one is 7:00 p.m. on Friday.