Gladiators' Lee named goalie of week

Gwinnett Gladiators goaltender Mike Lee was named the ECHL Goaltender of the Week for the week of Nov. 5-11. It is the second time this season the netminder has won the award.

Lee helped the Gladiators extend their winning streak to eight games and remain in first in the ECHL's South Division and first overall in the league.

The Roseau, Minn., native posted 26 saves in a 2-1 overtime win over Orlando last Wednesday. He followed that up with a 33-save performance in a 4-3 win over the Solar Bears on Thursday and closed out the week Sunday with a 31-save outing in a 2-1 win over Orlando.

Lee leads all ECHL netminders in goals-against average (1.82), save percentage (.932) and has a league-best eight wins.

The rookie out of St. Cloud State was picked by the Phoenix Coyotes in the third round of the 2009 NHL draft with the 91st overall pick.