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Johnny Augusta Stands Tall as Midwest Division Goalie of the Week


#30 Goalie Johnny Augusta locates the puck | Photo by Beverly Buchinger
#30 Goalie Johnny Augusta locates the puck | Photo by Beverly Buchinger

In a stellar display of goaltending prowess, Johnny Augusta, the formidable goaltender for the Chicago Crush Elite, has been rightfully named the Midwest Division Goalie of the Week for the period of November 8th to 13th, 2023.


The 19-year-old netminder hailing from Medinah, Illinois, showcased his exceptional skills in two crucial matchups for the Crush during this week, securing a well-deserved 1-0-0-1 record. Augusta's standout performance included an impressive 48 saves out of 51 shots faced, boasting an awe-inspiring .941 save percentage.

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

Despite facing a challenging 5-3 loss to the Metro Jets, Augusta's resilience was on full display as he stepped into relief duty, turning away 13 of the 14 shots he encountered. This not only underlines his versatility but also exemplifies his commitment to the team's success.


As we reflect on Augusta's contributions throughout the season, his cumulative statistics paint a picture of a goaltender at the top of his game. With a solid 2-1-0-1 record, Augusta has maintained a remarkable .909 save percentage, cementing his status as a reliable last line of defense for the Crush.


Augusta's dedication to excellence, evident in his impressive save percentages and crucial saves in high-pressure situations, has undoubtedly played a pivotal role in the Crush's strong start to the season. As the team looks ahead to upcoming challenges, Johnny Augusta stands as a beacon of reliability and skill, a true asset to the Chicago Crush Elite.

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

Congratulations to Johnny Augusta on being named the Midwest Division Goalie of the Week – a testament to his outstanding performance and an honor well-earned. The entire Chicago Crush community eagerly anticipates witnessing more extraordinary saves and victories from their standout goaltender in the games to come.

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