Vaughn NA3HL Goaltender of the Month: Ricardo Gonzalez, Toledo Cherokee
Toledo Cherokee goaltender Ricardo Gonzalez, 20, has been the hardest working goalie in the entire NA3HL as he leads the league in games played as he has played in seven of his team’s eight games. Gonzalez has been spectacular in the month of September. He won his first four starts giving just seven goals in though games. In his most recent start on September 30, Gonzalez made 55 saves on 57 shots in a 4-2 victory over Southern Tier. The Davison, Michigan native leads all goaltenders with five wins so far this season. He has a superb goals against average of 2.17 through seven games and among goalies that have played more than two games, Gonzalez leads the league in save percentage as he has stopped 95.1 percent of the shots fired his way. “Ricardo has been our MVP through the first month of the season, he gives us a chance to win every night and is very deserving of this award,” said Toledo Cherokee Head Coach Kenny Miller.
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