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Barrie’s rookie netminder named CHL goalie of the week

Greaves turned aside 100 of the 103 shots he face in a pair of weekend games (Photo by Terry Wilson / OHL Images)

A busy weekend for Barrie Colts rookie Jet Greaves, who made 100 saves in back-to-back starts, finishing the weekend with a goals-against average of 1.45 and save percentage of .971.

Greaves posted a pair of 50-save efforts to help the Colts improve to 21-25-2-1 on the season

Against the London Knights on Friday, Greaves turned aside 50 shots, including 21 saves in the opening frame, before being named second star of the eventual 3-2 shootout loss.

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The following night, Greaves received first star honours for his 50 saves in a 3-1 win over the Mississauga Steelheads. Between the two games, Greaves face 41 first period shots, turning aside every single one of them.

A 17-year-old from Cambridge, Ont., Greaves was chosen by the Colts in the third round of the 2017 OHL Priority Selection. In his OHL rookie season, Greaves has notched a 5-6-1 record alongside a 2.81 goals-against average and a .924 save percentage in 16 games.

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