Non-import goalies dominantEleven of the thirteen AIHL Championships have been won by teams with local goalies.

Only twice, in 2003 and then 2007, has an AIHL team with an import goalie won the AIHL Championship.

Come September, look for the teams with import-quality non-import goalies. They’ll be at the top.

Here are the facts – will it be a factor this year for your team?

AIHL Championship-Winning Goalies
2012 – Stu Denman (Ice)
2011 – Stu Denman (Ice)
2010 – Stu Denman (Ice)
2009 – Olivier Martin (Avalanche)
2008 – Matt Ezzy (North Stars)
2007 – Pekka Kankaanranta (Bears) **IMPORT**
2006 – Matt Ezzy (North Stars)
2005 – Matt Ezzy (North Stars)
2004 – Gabriel Robledo (Ice Dogs)
2003 – Trevor Battaglia (North Stars) **IMPORT**
2002 – Alan Becken (Bears)
2001 – Eric Lien (Avalanche)
2000 – Eric Lien (Avalanche)