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Rangers Agree To Terms With Goaltender Mackenzie Skapski

Monday, 06.02.2014 / 10:33 AM / News
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Rangers Agree To Terms With Goaltender Mackenzie Skapski
New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has agreed to terms with free agent defenseman Mat Bodie.

New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has agreed to terms on an entry-level contract with goaltender Mackenzie Skapski

Mackenzie Skapski
Mackenzie skapski
G - KOOTENAY (WHL) - 2013-14
Wins: 28 | Losses: 20 | OT: 4 | SO: 1
GP: 53 | GAA: 2.70 | SV%: .916
Skapski, 19, appeared in 53 games with the Kootenay Ice of the Western Hockey League (WHL) this past season, posting a 28-20-4 record, along with a 2.70 GAA, a .916 SV%, and one shutout. Skapski posted career-bests in both GAA and SV% during the season. He also ranked sixth in the WHL in SV%, tied for seventh in wins, and ranked 10th in GAA. He registered a career-high, 10-game winning streak from January 12, 2014 to February 11, 2014, posting a 1.80 GAA and a .940 SV% over the span.

The 6-3, 191-pounder registered a 34-25-1 record, along with a 2.78 GAA, a .910 SV%, and seven shutouts in 2012-13. Skapski’s 34 wins and seven shutouts were both career-highs, and he tied for first in the WHL in shutouts.

            In 141 career WHL appearances, all with Kootenay, Skapski posted a 74-52-7 record, a 2.81 GAA, a .909 SV%, and eight shutouts. He recorded his first WHL win while making his WHL debut on January 29, 2011 vs. Lethbridge. Skapski also registered a 4-8 record in 15 career playoff appearances with Kootenay.
The Abbotsford, British Columbia native was selected by the Rangers in the sixth round, 170th overall, in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.
Regular Season             Playoffs
Season Team League GP W L OT SO GAA SV% GP W L SO GAA SV%
2010-11 Kootenay WHL 4 3 1 0 0 3.16 0.882
2011-12 Kootenay WHL 19 9 6 2 0 3.12 0.89
2012-13 Kootenay WHL 65 34 25 1 7 2.78 0.91 5 1 4 0 3.95 0.892
2013-14 Kootenay WHL 53 28 20 4 1 2.7 0.916 10 3 4 0 3.78 0.882