(GLENDALE, AZ) – Rush goaltender Tim Boron has had the season of his career. On top of his many numerical milestones, he has made CHL headlines for his stellar play and clutch goaltending. Today, he adds his fifth CHL recognition to his amazing season: Third Star of the Month for February.
Players are awarded five points for being a game’s first star, three points for being named the second star and a single point for being named the third star of the game. Keep up with the season-long standings and quest to be the Oakley Three Star Player of the Year at www.centralhockeyleague.com.
Boron was named first star three times and third star one time for 16 star points in Feburary. He finished the month with a 5-4-1 record allowing just seven combined goals in his five wins. Boron has been no stranger to CHL headlines, garnering Goaltender of the Month and Goaltender of the week awards this season, both of them twice. He has passed career milestones this year as well, including his 75th win as a member of the Rapid City Rush, his 100th win in his CHL career, tying a career-high for wins in a season at 24, and his approaching his 200th game played in his CHL career.
Hailing from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Boron is now suiting up for the Rapid City Rush for his fourth season. In the his first years from 2010-2013, he saw a playoff berth each season, including a successful run to the conference finals in 2011. Boron played collegiately for St. Cloud State in the WCHA for three years (2003-2006) before turning pro, where his first stint came in the 2006/2007 CHL season with the Colorado Eagles. After playing for the Eagles in 18 games, he would spend two seasons in the ECHL with the Las Vegas Wranglers and the Stockton Thunder. There, with both clubs, he would add 35 more games of experience to his resume before returning to the CHL to defend the goals of the Wichita Thunder and the Mississippi RiverKings, before coming to the Black Hills and joining the Rush.
**Information from Bob Hoffman of the CHL was used in this release