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Great Western Futures' USHL Goalie of the Week: Matthew Thiessen Junior Hockey News

Published: Monday, 8 Apr 2019  
By: Michael Moore

This week the Great Western Futures Super Camp USHL Goalie of the Week is Matthew Thiessen of the Dubuque Fighting Saints. This is Thiessen’s second time winning the USHL Goalie of the Week honor. His first award came on December 4th, 2018. This week, Matthew backed his team to a five-goal shutout Saturday against a relentless Chicago Steel offense. He stopped a staggering 44 shots from Steel sticks in the win. 

Matthew Thiessen’s statistics stand at: 
W:18 L:17 T:0 GAA: 3.04 SV%: 0.888 

Matthew Thiessen (18) is a native of Altona, Manitoba, Canada. Growing up, Thiessen played for several youth hockey organizations such as the Pembina Valley Hawks, Rink Hockey Academy Prep and the Steinbach Pistons. Matthew has committed to play for the University of Maine, Black Bears beginning in the 2019 season. Thiessen was the 192nd pick in the 7th round of the 2018 NHL Entry Draft of the Vancouver Canucks.

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Author: Michael Moore
Michael is a professional hockey scout and advisor with Victorious Hockey helping North America’s top hockey prospects fulfill their ultimate playing potential.

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