New Jersey Devils‘ 3rd round pick in the 2010 draft (#84 overall) goaltender Scott Wedgewood(31) has already quietly played three years in the prospect system.
Originally he spent most of his rookie season with then ECHL affiliate Trenton Titans.
He played a mammoth 48 games posting a 20-22-3-2 record with a 3.22 GAA and .900 SV%, making 1329 saves in 2741 minutes covering the cage.
The 6’2″ 190 lbs. net minder had taken on a similar workload in his last two years of juniors in the OHL with Plymouth Whalers.
In his sophomore and 3rd years he played an equal amount 36 AHL games for Albany Devils with a record of 29-28 and a 2.56 GAA and .901 SV%. He also had 6 shutouts.
The soon-to-be 22-year old restricted free agent with his entry level deal expiring signed a two-year extension and may just see his first NHL call up in the forthcoming season.