The first goalie selected by the Hitmen in the 2017 Bantam Draft had a stellar regular season, finishing with the fourth best goals-against-average in the Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League at 1.98. For an encore performance, the Taber native posted the second best goals-against-average at 2.00 to go along with a .938 save percentage during playoffs.
Here’s a quick run-down of the goaltender
Draft: 2017 Bantam Draft, 5th Round, 95th overall
Hometown: Taber, Alta.
Bantam Team: Lethbridge Golden Hawks Bantam AAA
Age Started Skating: 3 years old
Age Started Playing Hockey: 5 years old
Favourite Player: Carey Price – “He’s just so good in net and really fun to watch.”
Favourite Team: Edmonton Oilers
Favourite Hockey Memory: Going to Vancouver to play hockey this past season
Play Style: Sits back deep in his crease, not afraid to move the puck to keep the play going.
Feeling On Being Drafted By The Hitmen: “It’s a little surreal knowing that I’ll one day be playing against players in the WHL than to what I am used to now.”
Games Played – 17
Record – 13-2-2
Goals Against Average – 1.98
Save Percentage – 0.920