NEW YORK (660 NEWS) – The man affectionately known as ‘Big Save Dave’ is a player of the week in the NHL.
The 27-year-old has suited up 23 games this season — leading the league in games played and minutes on the ice. He’s gone 12-7-4 with a 2.68 goals-against average, .915 save percentage and two shutouts.
?? Rittich stopped 95 of the 101 shots he faced, compiling a 2-0-1 record, 1.94 goals-against average and .941 save percentage in three contests to lift the @NHLFlames to five out of a possible six standings points. #NHLStats pic.twitter.com/vaVJljtspm
— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) December 2, 2019
Rounding out the stars of the week for Dec. 1 are Colorado Avalanche centre Nathan MacKinnon and San Jose Sharks goaltender Martin Jones.
Calgary is coming off a weekend win over the Ottawa Senators, part of a run with points in four straight. The Flames continue a homestand Thursday versus the Buffalo Sabres.