Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed goaltender Michael Garteig to a one-year American Hockey League contract.
Garteig, 25, dressed in 22 games with the Aces last 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 also appeared in eight games with the Comets collecting a record of 0-4-1 with a .897 save percentage and a 3.01 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, 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.
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