MARCOUX NAMED ROOKIE OF THE MONTH

Étienne Marcoux named CCM/ECHL Rookie of the Month

First-year goaltender leads the league in save percentage

Jan 3, 2018

PRINCETON, N.J.  – The ECHL announced Wednesday that Indy Fuel goaltender Étienne Marcoux has been named the CCM/ECHL Rookie of the Month for December.  In nine appearances over the past month, the first-year netminder posted a 5-3-0 record alongside a 2.07 goals against average and a .947 save percentage.

Marcoux, 24, has made over 30 saves in seven of his eight starts in December, turning aside 108 of 113 shots faced (.956) during Indy’s current three game winning streak. The native of Laval, Quebec owns an overall 7-5-1 record, leading the ECHL with a .940 save percentage, while his 2.33 goals against average is tied for third-best.

Marcoux is 9-10-2 in 24 career ECHL appearances with Indy, Utah and Rapid City. He spent the previous two seasons at the University of New Brunswick, appearing in 36 games and going 31-4-0 with a 1.86 goals-against average and a save percentage of .915.

He also spent five seasons in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with Blainville-Boisbriand and Montreal appearing in a combined 165 games and posting a record of 97-42-14 with 10 shutouts, a 2.62 goals-against average and a save percentage of .904.

The Fuel open the 2018 portion of their schedule this weekend with a home-and-home series with the Fort Wayne Komets, beginning Friday at Indiana Farmers Coliseum.

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