November 5, 1991|
Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)|
|AHL team||Utica Comets|
Michael Garteig (born November 5, 1991) is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who is currently playing with the Utica Comets in the American Hockey League (AHL). He was formerly a prospect of affiliate, the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Playing career[edit | edit source]
Garteig played for the Powell River Kings and the Penticton Vees in the British Columbia Hockey League for four seasons. He won the BCHL Top Goaltender Awards in 2011 and 2012, and was a member of the 2012 Royal Bank Cup-winning Penticton Vees team.
Garteig then played collegiate hockey for the Quinnipiac Bobcats, leading the Bobcats to the ECAC and the NCAA championship in his final season. He finished the season with a 32–4–7 record, a .924 save percentage and 1.91 goals against average. During his four seasons with Quinnipiac, he amassed a record of 78–25–16 with a 1.98 goals against average and a .917 save percentage.
After his fourth year at Quinnipiac University, Garteig signed a one-year entry level contract with the Vancouver Canucks, and was earmarked for the Canucks' American Hockey League affiliate, the Utica Comets, for the 2016–17 season. After participating as a prospect at the Vancouver Canucks' 2016 Development camp, Garteig joined Utica on September 29, 2016. but was reassigned to the Alaska Aces of the ECHL. On November 17, 2016, he was called up by the Canucks from the Aces, but on November 19, 2016, Canucks Media announced that he would return to the Aces.
As a free agent from the Canucks, Garteig opted to remain within the organzation by signing a one-year AHL contract to continue with the Utica Comets on August 24, 2017.
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
|2009–10||Powell River Kings||BCHL||26||15||11||0||1564||76||1||2.92||.893||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2010–11||Powell River Kings||BCHL||48||36||8||3||2805||79||7||1.69||.934||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
References[edit | edit source]
- "Canucks sign goaltender Michael Garteig". Canucks Media. 29 April 2016. Retrieved 28 June 2016.
- QU Sports Information (29 April 2016). "Michael Garteig signs with NHL's Vancouver Canucks". Quinnipiac Bobcats Media. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
- Chip Malafronte (29 April 2016). "Quinnipiac's Garteig leaves lasting legacy for Bobcats". New Heaven Register. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
- "Comets Player Tracker". Retrieved 30 June 2016.
- "Canucks 2016 Development Camp" (PDF). Retrieved 6 July 2016.
- "Canucks assign Garteig to Comets". Vancouver Canucks. 2016-09-29. Retrieved 2016-09-29.
- "Canucks recall goaltender Michael Garteig from ECHL Alaska Aces". Sportsnet. Canadian Press. November 17, 2016. Retrieved 18 November 2016.
- "Canucks reassigned @michaelgarteig to @AlaskaAces". 19 November 2016.
- Canucks Media Relations (19 November 2016). "Garteig re-assigned to Aces".
- "Comets sign Goaltender Michael Garteig". Utica Comets. 2017-08-24. Retrieved 2017-08-24.
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- Biographical information and career statistics from NHL.com, or Eliteprospects.com, or ESPN.com, or Eurohockey.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
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