UTICA, NY – The Vancouver Canucks announced today that the club has reassigned goaltender Michael Garteig from the Alaska Aces to the Utica Comets.
Garteig, 25, has dressed in 22 games with the Aces this season, posting a record of 11-6-2 along with a .906 save percentage and a 3.11 goals against average. The 6’1’’, 183-pound goaltender has appeared in four games with the Comets this season collecting a record of 0-1-1 with a .907 save percentage and a 2.85 goals against average.
In 2015-16, he completed his senior season with Quinnipiac University, leading the Bobcats to the ECAC Championship and a berth in the NCAA National Championship. In 43 games played last season, the Prince George, British Columbia, native posted a record of 32-4-7, along with a career-best .924 save percentage and a 1.91 goals against average.
Garteig was signed by Vancouver as a free agent on April 29, 2016.
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