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Johnny Augusta's Shutout Magic Earns Midwest Goalie of the Week!


#30 Goalie Johnny Augusta | USPHL Midwest Division Goalie of the Week
#30 Goalie Johnny Augusta | USPHL Midwest Division Goalie of the Week

ADDISON, Ill.- In an outstanding display of goaltending, Johnny Augusta of the Chicago Crush Elite has been named the Midwest Division Goalie of the Week in the USPHL, adding another feather to his cap in what has been a stellar season.


#30 Goalie Johnny Augusta | Photo by Beverly Buchinger
#30 Goalie Johnny Augusta | Photo by Beverly Buchinger

The talented netminder, hailing from Medinah, Illinois, showcased his skills in a remarkable 25-save shutout performance against the Decatur Blaze on February 17. This marked Augusta's first clean sheet in the USPHL, a demonstration of his growth and resilience in the crease.


With this shutout, Johnny Augusta propelled his team to victory, further solidifying the Chicago Crush Elite's position in the league. The win not only showcased Augusta's shot-stopping ability but also his ability to rise to the occasion in crucial matchups.


#30 Goalie Johnny Augusta | Photo by Beverly Buchinger
#30 Goalie Johnny Augusta | Photo by Beverly Buchinger

This exceptional performance adds to Augusta's impressive season statistics, boasting a 9-3-0-1 record. He has accumulated a remarkable .924 save percentage, solidifying his reputation as one of the premier goalies in the Midwest Division.


Breaking down Augusta's regular-season numbers further, he has logged 845 minutes on the ice across 15 games. During this time, he faced a total of 422 shots, turning away an impressive 390 of them. His goals-against average (GAA) stands at an impressive 2.27, indicating his consistent ability to keep opponents at bay.


In recognition of his outstanding efforts, Augusta's shutout against the Blaze was not only pivotal for his personal achievements but also contributed to the Chicago Crush Elite securing a first-round bye in the upcoming 2024 USPHL Playoffs.


The first-round bye speaks volumes about the team's overall performance and places them in a favorable position as they gear up for the postseason. Augusta's reliability between the pipes has undoubtedly played a crucial role in the team's success, instilling confidence in his teammates as they look ahead to the playoff challenges that await.


#30 Goalie Johnny Augusta | Photo by Beverly Buchinger
#30 Goalie Johnny Augusta | Photo by Beverly Buchinger

As the regular season winds down, Johnny Augusta's achievements stand as a testament to his dedication, skill, and contribution to the Chicago Crush Elite squad. The Midwest Division Goalie of the Week honor is well-deserved, and fans can only anticipate more outstanding performances from Augusta as the team sets its sights on playoff glory.




From the entire Chicago Crush organization, congratulations Johnny Augusta on earning the Midwest Division Goalie of the Week honor!

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