Vancouver prospect Thatcher Demko off to historic start to season at Boston College
Ryan Miller might want to watch out. Vancouver goaltending prospect Thatcher Demko is putting up some incredible numbers through his first seven games this season at Boston College. On Tuesday night, Demko back-stopped BC to a 7-0 win over the University of Massachusetts-Amherst to collect his fourth shutout in five games.
That streak marks the first time in program history in which BC earned four shutouts in five games, and Demko's four shutouts so far this season already place him fourth all-time on the single season shutouts list at BC. Demko has seven career shutouts with the Eagles, placing him fifth on the Eagles' career shutouts list. New Jersey Devils goaltender (and former Canuck) Cory Schneider is the career shutouts record holder for the Eagles with 15 career blankings.
Demko, a junior at BC, was selected in the second round (36th overall) of the 2014 NHL Draft by the Canucks. He leads the NCAA this season with a .964 save percentage and a 0.86 goals-against average through seven games.