The 18 year-old goaltender from Abbotsford posted a 9-2-0-0 record with four shut-outs through February.
Skapski’s brilliant 1.27 goals-against average led all WHL goaltenders (minimum 300 minutes played) while posting a .956 save percentage, allowing just 14 goals on 318 shots-against in 660 minutes played. His efforts also earned him a three star selection seven times, with two being first stars.
Skapski currently ranks 12th among all WHL goaltenders with a 2.66 goals-against average and a .913 save-percentage, in 59 games-played thus far this season. His consistent play helped the Ice to a sizzling 9-2-0-0 record in February and the club currently sits eighth in the WHL Eastern Conference with a 33-30-2-0 record for 68 points.
His accomplishments make Mackenzie Skapski a deserving choice as the Vaughn WHL Goaltender of the Month for February.
2012-13 Vaughn WHL Goaltenders of the Month
February: Mackenzie Skapski, Kootenay Ice
January: Laurent Brossoit, Edmonton Oil Kings
December: Jordan Cooke, Kelowna Rockets
November: Chris Driedger, Calgary Hitmen
September/October: Cam Lanigan, Medicine Hat Tigers
Western Hockey LeagueTags: Calgary HitmenCam LaniganChris DriedgerEdmonton Oil KingsJordan CookeKelowna RocketsKootenay IceLaurent BrossoitMackenzie SkapskiMedicine Hat TigersVaughn WHL Goaltender of the MonthWestern Hockey League
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