Thatcher Demko
North American Goalie - Boston College, H-EAST
Final Rank:1Midterm Rank:1
Position:GoalieCatches:Left
Height:6' 4"Weight:192
Born:December 8, 1995Hometown:San Diego, Calif.
Born in:San Diego, CA, USA
Drafted: 2014: VAN (2nd Round / 36th Overall) 
Demko backstopped Boston College to a Frozen Four appearance in his freshman year, stopping 29 shots for the Eagles in their 4-3 victory over UMass Lowell during the NCAA Northeast Regional Final. In the Frozen Four semifinals, they were defeated 5-4 by Union College, who went on to win the National Championship.

• As the youngest player in NCAA hockey during the 2013-14 season, Demko finished his freshman year with a 16-5-3 record, 2.24 goals-against average, .919 save-percentage and two shutouts.

• Demko played his minor hockey in Southern California with the San Diego Junior Gulls and the Los Angeles Junior Kings. While growing up in San Diego, Demko’s passion for hockey was fostered by his father, Brenton, who has a dual U.S. and Canadian citizenship.

• He earned a silver medal with Team USA at the 2013 Under-18 World Championship, posting a 3-1-0-3 record in seven games. He also helped the U.S. to a second-place finish at the 2012 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, leading the tournament with a 1.90 goals-against average and .949 save percentage.

• His most memorable hockey moment is beating Russia in a shootout during the semifinals of the Under-18 World Championship in Sochi in front of a crowd of about 10,000.

NEWS

BC’S DEMKO HEAVY FAVORITE AS TOP DRAFT-ELIGIBLE GOALIE (click here)

DEMKO: TOUGH END TO MEMORABLE FROZEN FOUR (click here)

FAVORITES

NHL team: Los Angeles Kings
NHL player: Jamie Benn
Video game: NHL 14
Movie: Anchorman
TV show: Dexter
Actor: Denzel Washington
Musician: Luke Bryan
Website: NHL.com
Sport (other than hockey): Basketball
Athlete (non-hockey): Tom Brady
Twitter follow: @TSNBobMcKenzie


STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAAMinSOSv%
2017-2018UTICAAHL282.28171110.929
2016-2017UTICAAHL452.68255520.907
2015-2016BOSTON COLLEGEH-EAST0
2015-2016USA (2016 IIHF World Championship)ITLTOUR0
2014-2015BOSTON COLLEGEH-EAST0
2014-2015UNITED STATES (2015 WJC Championships)ITLTOUR0
2014-2015USA WHITE (2014 USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp)NACAMP0
2014-2015TEAM USA (2014 USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp)NACAMP0
2014-2015UNITED STATES (2015 WJC Selection Camp)NACAMP0
2013-2014USA - BLUE (2013 USA NJT Evaluation Camp)NATOUR0
2013-2014Team USA (2013 USA NJT Evaluation)NATOUR0
2013-2014TEAM JOHNSON - WHITE (USA Hockey - 2013 All American Prospect Game)NAEVENT0
2013-2014USA (2014 IIHF WJC Training Camp)NACAMP0
2013-2014BOSTON COLLEGEH-EAST232.16138920.920
2013-2014USA (2014 World Junior Championship)ITLTOUR00.00000.000
2012-2013USA U18 (Ivan Hlinka Memorial 2012)ITLTOUR0
2012-2013ROYAL (2012 USA Hockey Select 17 Player Development Camp)NACAMP0
2012-2013ALL-STAR WHITE (2012 USA Hockey Select 17 Player Development Camp)NACAMP0
2012-2013USA (2013 IIHF U18 World Championship)ITLTOUR0
2012-2013USA U-18NTDP452.06252860.911
2011-2012OMAHAUSHL0
2011-2012USA (2012 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge)NATOUR0
2011-2012USA U-17NTDP30.00000.000
2011-2012USA U-17NTDP31.2914000.940