• Paterson appeared in 42 regular-season games in 2011-12, posting an 18-18-3 record with a 3.42 goals-against average, .904 save percentage and one shutout. He played in 12 playoff games, going 6-6 with a 3.05 goals-against average and .903 save percentage.
• He split the 2010-11 season between Saginaw of the OHL and the Soo Eagles of the NOJHL. He played five games in the OHL, recording three wins, a 2.97 goals-against average and a .907 save percentage.
• Paterson won a gold medal with Team Ontario at the 2011 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, but didn’t see any ice time behind starter Daniel Altshuller (the No. 12-ranked North American goaltender).
• He wasn’t a natural-born netminder -- “My first time playing goalie, I hated it and couldn’t wait for the next game to be back at forward. Shortly after I switched back to goalie.”
• He wears #57 for David Shantz, who played goalie for the Mississauga IceDogs in the OHL.
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