Mannino Named AHL Goaltender Of The Month

(above) DU Alum Peter Mannino's goalie mask, designed by David Gunnarsson, features Boone transformed into a Thrasher! Perfect on an Atlanta Thrashers mask


The American Hockey League announced today that DU Alum Peter Mannino of the Chicago Wolves has been named the Reebok/AHL Goaltender of the Month for January. Mannino was 6-1-0 with a 1.28 goals-against average, a .958 save percentage and one shutout for the month.

In recognition of his achievement, Mannino will be presented with an etched crystal award prior to an upcoming Wolves home game.

In his second professional season out of the University of Denver, Mannino has a record of 13-3-0 in 18 appearances with for the Wolves in 2009-10, leading the AHL with a 1.76 goals-against average and a .943 save percentage. He was 17-12-2 as a rookie with Bridgeport last season and also appeared in three games with the N.Y. Islanders, earning the win in his first NHL start on Mar. 15, 2009, at Chicago. A native of Farmington Hills, Mich., Mannino signed as a free agent with Atlanta on July 6, 2009.


Anonymous said...

Hmmm... perception is everything I guess. You see Thrasher, I see Ruckus.......

dggoddard said...

Maybe Boone in the Womb. :-)