He was quickly recalled and has made the north-south trips already a few times in his first half year pro.
The still somewhat lanky 6’3″ 189 lbs. net minder had pretty stellar numbers in 11 games with the ‘Blades, where he went 7-4 with a 1.83 GAA and .928 SV%.
The 21-year was named CCM/AHL Player Of The Week for January 6-12 recording back-to-back weekend shutouts and a midweek victory. He was also chosen to represent his country in the upcoming Sochi Olympics.
He’ll likely need to continue to prove himself on the way up.