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Draft Prospect - 2015
      
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Thatcher Demko
North American Goalie
Boston College, H-EAST
Final Rank:  1 Midterm Rank:  1
Position:  Goaltender Catches:  Left
Height:  6' 4" Weight:  192
Born:  December 8, 1995 Hometown:  San Diego, Calif.
Birthplace:  San Diego, CA, USA
Demko backstopped Boston College to a Frozen Four appearance in his freshman year, stopping 29 shots for the Eagles in their 4-3 victory over UMass Lowell during the NCAA Northeast Regional Final. In the Frozen Four semifinals, they were defeated 5-4 by Union College, who went on to win the National Championship.

• As the youngest player in NCAA hockey during the 2013-14 season, Demko finished his freshman year with a 16-5-3 record, 2.24 goals-against average, .919 save-percentage and two shutouts.

• Demko played his minor hockey in Southern California with the San Diego Junior Gulls and the Los Angeles Junior Kings. While growing up in San Diego, Demko’s passion for hockey was fostered by his father, Brenton, who has a dual U.S. and Canadian citizenship.

• He earned a silver medal with Team USA at the 2013 Under-18 World Championship, posting a 3-1-0-3 record in seven games. He also helped the U.S. to a second-place finish at the 2012 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, leading the tournament with a 1.90 goals-against average and .949 save percentage.

• His most memorable hockey moment is beating Russia in a shootout during the semifinals of the Under-18 World Championship in Sochi in front of a crowd of about 10,000.

NEWS

BC’S DEMKO HEAVY FAVORITE AS TOP DRAFT-ELIGIBLE GOALIE (click here)

DEMKO: TOUGH END TO MEMORABLE FROZEN FOUR (click here)

FAVORITES

NHL team: Los Angeles Kings
NHL player: Jamie Benn
Video game: NHL 14
Movie: Anchorman
TV show: Dexter
Actor: Denzel Washington
Musician: Luke Bryan
Website: NHL.com
Sport (other than hockey): Basketball
Athlete (non-hockey): Tom Brady
Twitter follow: @TSNBobMcKenzie



 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
GAA
Min
SO
Sv%
2011-2012
USA U-17
USHL
3
1.29
140
0
.940
2012-2013
USA U-18
USHL
37
2.09
1,980
5
.908
2012-2013
USA U-18
USHL
45
2.06
2,528
6
.911
2013-2014
BOSTON COLLEGE
H-EAST
23
2.16
1,389
2
.920




SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 NSH 64 41 16 7 192 155 89
2 ANA 64 40 17 7 189 177 87
3 STL 63 40 18 5 197 159 85
4 CHI 63 37 21 5 183 150 79
5 WPG 64 32 20 12 179 172 76
6 VAN 62 36 23 3 180 167 75
7 MIN 62 33 22 7 176 161 73
8 CGY 62 33 25 4 175 160 70
9 LAK 62 29 21 12 166 162 70
10 SJS 63 30 25 8 175 181 68
11 COL 63 27 25 11 167 182 65
12 DAL 63 27 26 10 196 210 64
13 ARI 63 20 36 7 138 214 47
14 EDM 63 18 35 10 143 208 46

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Pavelski 63 31 26 12 57
L. Couture 63 21 32 0 53
J. Thornton 59 12 40 -2 52
B. Burns 63 16 30 -4 46
P. Marleau 63 14 31 -16 45
T. Wingels 56 13 15 -5 28
T. Hertl 63 10 14 -3 24
J. Braun 52 1 19 2 20
M. Vlasic 58 7 11 10 18
M. Nieto 53 4 13 -10 17
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Niemi 24 17 7 .912 2.62
A. Stalock 5 7 1 .899 2.85
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