CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) announced on Tuesday that Ian Vigier of the Columbus Cottonmouths is the SBK Player of the Week for January 16-22.
Vigier led the Cottonmouths to a home-and-home sweep of second-place Knoxville last weekend, posting a 1.95 goals against average and a save percentage of .918 in the two wins.
On Friday, the native of Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes, Manitoba stopped 27 of 28 Ice Bears' shots in a 5-1 win in Knoxville. Vigier followed that up Saturday with an 18-save performance in a 4-3 overtime win over the Ice Bears. The pair of wins moved Columbus to within three points of second place in the SPHL standings.