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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
Drafted:  VAN (2nd Round / 36th Overall)
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 ANA 35 22 8 5 101 96 49
2 CHI 34 23 9 2 106 67 48
3 STL 33 21 9 3 100 81 45
4 NSH 31 21 8 2 87 64 44
5 SJS 34 19 11 4 97 87 42
6 WPG 34 17 10 7 83 80 41
7 VAN 32 19 11 2 92 90 40
8 LAK 34 17 11 6 94 84 40
9 CGY 35 17 15 3 100 95 37
10 MIN 31 16 12 3 91 84 35
11 DAL 32 14 13 5 95 109 33
12 COL 33 12 13 8 85 101 32
13 ARI 32 11 17 4 74 104 26
14 EDM 34 7 20 7 74 116 21

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
L. Couture 34 13 16 4 29
J. Thornton 34 8 21 2 29
J. Pavelski 34 15 13 5 28
P. Marleau 34 7 20 -1 27
B. Burns 34 10 16 -2 26
T. Wingels 34 9 14 1 23
T. Hertl 34 7 7 -3 14
J. Braun 34 1 12 7 13
M. Vlasic 33 4 6 12 10
J. Sheppard 28 4 6 0 10
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Stalock 4 3 1 .926 2.12
A. Niemi 14 7 3 .917 2.42
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