Prince Albert Raiders goaltender Carter Sirhenko is about to get his first taste of the National Hockey League training camp.
The 18-year-old from Saskatoon has been invited to the Calgary Flames Prospect Camp, which opens Wednesday as the Winsport Canadian Olympic Park.
Sirhenko, who will join Red Deer Rebels’ Connor Onger and former Everett Silvertops star Dustin Wolf between the pipes at the camp, posted a 9-10-4 record with an average of 2.96 goals and a .891 percent against the average. Savings in the last two seasons of the Western Hockey League
He was ranked ninth overall by the NHL Central Scouts in the North American Net Minders in the July NHL Draft, but was not selected.
After serving as the backup of the Boston Bellus and Max Paddock in his first two years at the WHL, Sirhenko is expected to be the team’s starter for the 2021-22 campaign, starting October 1. Will be.
Sirhenko is the sixth player on this year’s Raiders roster to be invited to the NHL camp as he races forward with defenders Nolan Allen (Chicago Black Hawks), Caden Gohle (Montreal Canadians) and Landon Kosier (Los Angeles Kings). Join Vettel. (Arizona Coyotes) and Ozzy Weisbelt (San Jose Sharks).