Fucale was a second-round pick (No. 36) at the 2013 NHL Draft, and the first goaltender selected. He is No. 57 on the NHL.com Top 60 prospect ranking.
Last season Fucale led the QMJHL in wins (36), goals-against average (2.26), and was tied for second with six shutouts. He also had a 2.42 GAA and .902 save percentage in five games for Canada at the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship. Fucale has a chance to return as the starting goalie for Canada at the 2015 WJC, which will be played in Toronto and Montreal.