Thatcher Demko



  • DOB: 12/8/1995
  • Ht: 6-4
  • Wt: 204
  • Shoots: L
  • Years on Team: 1
  • Hometown: San Diego, CA

Season Notes: Became Utica Comets single season leader with 24 wins and most wins in Comets history with 47 on Apr. 15 vs. Binghamton. NHL debut on Mar. 31 vs. Columbus making 26 saves to record first NHL win. Five-game win streak from Jan. 15 – Feb. 27 registering a .937 save percentage and a 1.93 goals against average. Named to the 2018 AHL All-Star Classic roster. Named CCM/AHL Goaltender of the Month for October compiling a 4-1-0 record with a 1.61 goals against average, a .950 save percentage and one shutout. 33-save shutout on Oct. 13 at Rochester. 

2016-17: Eight-game win streak from Feb. 24 - Mar. 17 registering 225 saves with a .958 save percentage and a 1.26 goals against average. Earned 21-save shutout on Mar. 12 vs. Binghamton. First professional shutout on Mar. 4 vs. Albany with 38 saves. Recorded first professional win on Nov. 12 vs Hartford with a 29-save performance. Made professional hockey debut with the Comets on Oct. 16 at Toronto.

Amateur Notes: Three years at Boston College from 2013-2016 improving in all major statistics every season. Nominated as a Hobey Hat Trick Finalist in 2016. Awarded the 2016 Mike Richter Award as the NCAA’s Top Collegiate Goalie. Assisted team in clinching two Frozen Four semifinal berths in 2013-14 and 2015-16. Named to the 2012-13 Hockey East All-Rookie Team and helped Boston College capture NCAA Regular Season Championship. Spent two years in the USHL, one season with the Omaha Lancers and one season with the US National Development Team.

Personal Notes: Two-time Silver Medal winner with U17 and U18 United States National Team.

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