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Taylor and Wiikman share AHL player of week honours

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Rookie netminders Daniel Taylor of the Manchester Monarchs and Miika Wiikman of the Hartford Wolf Pack were named co-winners of the American Hockey League player of the week award Wednesday.

Taylor went 2-0-0 and stopped all 67 shots he faced last week to stretch his personal shutout streak to 185 minutes 36 seconds.

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Wiikman posted two shutouts of his own and finished the week with a 3-0-0 record. He had a 0.33 goals-against average and .989 save percentage.