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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 z - ANA 82 54 20 8 266 209 116
2 y - COL 82 52 22 8 250 220 112
3 x - STL 82 52 23 7 248 191 111
4 x - SJS 82 51 22 9 249 200 111
5 x - CHI 82 46 21 15 267 220 107
6 x - LAK 82 46 28 8 206 174 100
7 x - MIN 82 43 27 12 207 206 98
8 x - DAL 82 40 31 11 235 228 91
9 PHX 82 37 30 15 216 231 89
10 NSH 82 38 32 12 216 242 88
11 WPG 82 37 35 10 227 237 84
12 VAN 82 36 35 11 196 223 83
13 CGY 82 35 40 7 209 241 77
14 EDM 82 29 44 9 203 270 67

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Pavelski 82 41 38 23 79
J. Thornton 82 11 65 20 76
P. Marleau 82 33 37 0 70
L. Couture 65 23 31 21 54
B. Burns 69 22 26 26 48
T. Wingels 77 16 22 11 38
D. Boyle 75 12 24 -8 36
J. Demers 75 5 29 14 34
T. Hertl 37 15 10 11 25
M. Nieto 66 10 14 -4 24
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Stalock 12 5 2 .932 1.87
A. Niemi 39 17 7 .913 2.39
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