#2 ranked North American goaltender, Carter Hart, projects as a potential second round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft and is today's featured Sport Chek Prospect Profile.
Date of birth: August 13, 1998
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 180 lbs
2015-16 team: Everett, WHL
"Very poised, patient and calm in the net; doesn't get rattled. He displays a focused and consistent technique with positioning and crease management and stays square on the play and plays out to the top of the crease. He makes every save look easy and has strong lateral movement while keeping his body controlled. He is very good at reading and reacting to plays and has excellent butterfly coverage." - NHL Central Scouting
Recorded a 26-save shutout win over the Seattle Thunderbirds in his first career WHL start at the age of 16.
Won a gold-medal with Team Canada at the 2015 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament.
Finished the 2015-16 WHL regular season 1st in wins (35), 2nd in games played by a goaltender (63) and 3rd in GAA (2.14)
Shares the same sports psychologist (John Stevenson) as Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby.
Carter Hart a thinking-man's goaltender
"To be successful in this business you have to have a lot of fun, because that's when you're playing your best. When you're not thinking and just playing, that's when good things happen." - Carter Hart