The Atlanta Thrashers
announced Wednesday that they've signed goaltenders Edward Pasquale
, their fourth-round selection (No. 117) in the 2009 Entry Draft, and Chris Carrozzi, their sixth-round pick (No. 154) in the 2008 draft.
Pasquale, 19, appeared in 51 games last season with the Saginaw Spirit of the Ontario Hockey League, posting a 27-17-5 record with one shutout, a 3.17 goals-against average and a .916 save percentage. He tied for fourth in the OHL in save percentage and shared sixth in wins. The 6-2, 220-pounder had a 2-3-1 record with a 2.33 goals-against average and a .941 save percentage in six postseason games.
The Toronto native has a 75-48-13 record with two shutouts, a 3.11 goals-against average and a .911 save percentage in 142 career OHL games with Belleville and Saginaw from 2006 to 2010. He is 6-8-1 with a 3.22 goals-against average and a .913 save percentage in 16 OHL playoff games, all with Saginaw.
Carrozzi, who was named the 2009-10 Canadian Hockey League and OHL Goaltender of the Year, appeared in 37 games with the Mississauga St. Michael's Majors, posting a 19-10-5 record with five shutouts, a 2.36 goals-against average and a .916 save percentage. The 6-foot-3, 185-pounder tied for the OHL lead in shutouts and finished second in goals-against average while setting career-highs in GAA, save percentage and shutouts.
Carrozzi, 20, had a 5-1-1 record with a 2.14 GAA and a .928 save percentage in eight playoff games and earned the OHL Goaltender of the Week honors for the week ending March 28.
The Ottawa native owns a 76-49-12 record in 156 OHL games from 2006-10, all with St. Michael's, posting a 2.92 GAA and a .908 save percentage with 11 shutouts. Carrozzi has appeared in 14 OHL playoff games in his career with St. Michael's, going 5-5-1 with a 3.08 GAA and a save percentage of .899 with one shutout.