Bonus for Jhonas: Enroth earns first shutout of the year

When you're a confident, 19-year old goalie eager to show the world that you have NHL-level skills, what do you do after working the door for a string of games while your former backup plays? You demand to play, which is exactly what a healthy Jhonas Enroth did a week ago as the Sabres prospect grew tired of deferring to streaking Bjorn Bjurling since returning from the World Junior Championships, January 5th. After a first reprise in Saturday's 4-3 win over Frolunda, Enroth further asserted that the SSK job is still his with a shutout of second place Timra tonight. The 29-save performance, aided by a D that quickly swept away rebounds, was the first shutout of the season for the 2006 second round pick. An Elitserien rookie carrying the league-best 2.17 GAA, Enroth looks poised to attend his first NHL camp this fall. (For those scoring at home, this entry's title is a tribute to John Gurtler.)
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