Rimando takes second Save of the Week honor

RSL veteran tops Quakes' Cannon for Matchday 20 award

Real Salt Lake's Nick Rimando has earned his second NAPA Save of the Week honor of the season, this time for a right-handed swat that was dubbed the best save of Matchday 20.

Rimando's save on the Crew's Leandre Griffit helped preserve Real Salt Lake's 2-0 win over Columbus, and earned roughly 49 percent of the fans' vote. Rimando also took the honor in Week 12.

San Jose veteran Joe Cannon's save on Kansas City forward Teal Bunbury earned 26 percent of the vote, while Chivas USA's Zach Thornton, New York's Bouna Coundoul and LA's tandem of Donovan Ricketts and Gregg Berhalter rounded out the field.

1. Nick Rimando, 49.48%

2. Joe Cannon, 25.99%

3. Zach Thornton 11.58%

4. Bouna Coundoul, 7.08%

5. Donovan Ricketts/Gregg Berhalter 5.86%

 

NAPA Save of the Week Winners

Week 20: Nick Rimando, Real Salt Lake

Week 19: Sean Johnson, Chicago Fire

Week 18: Sean Johnson, Chicago Fire

Week 17: Kasey Keller, Seattle Sounders FC

Week 16: Jimmy Nielsen, Kansas City Wizards

Week 15: Stefan Frei, Toronto FC

Week 14: Jimmy Nielsen, Kansas City Wizards

Week 13: Jimmy Nielsen, Kansas City Wizards

Week 12: Nick Rimando, Real Salt Lake

Week 11: Chris Seitz, Philadelphia Union

Week 10: Donovan Ricketts, LA Galaxy

Week 9: Jimmy Nielsen, Kansas City Wizards

Week 8: Gino Padula, Columbus Crew

Week 7: Kevin Hartman, FC Dallas

Week 6: Joe Cannon, San Jose Earthquakes

Week 5: Andrew Dykstra, Chicago Fire