Noah Hanifin and Alex Tuch earned Pro Ambitions All-Rookie Team honors while Michael Sit becomes the third Eagle to earn the Len Ceglarski Sportsmanship Award
Demko pitches first shutout of the season with 35 saves as No. 9 Boston College keeps Hockey East regular season championship in sight with 2-0 victory at Notre Dame
Thatcher Demko, Noah Hanifin, Ian McCoshen, Steve Santini and Alex Tuch were five of 30 skaters named to the preliminary roster for the 2015 U.S. National Junior Team for the World Junior Championship
Boston College throttles RIT, 6-2, as defense explodes on the offensive side of the ice; Doherty, Sanford lead BC with three points each
Thatcher Demko becomes the first Eagle goaltender drafted since the Canucks selected Cory Schneider in 2004
Boston College vs. Union- Frozen Four
DEMKO'S CAREER HIGHS
Saves: 41, vs. Michigan, Dec. 13, 2014
THATCHER DOUGLAS DEMKO; born December 8, 1995...shoots left...played the 2012-13 season with the United State National Team Development Program in the United States Hockey League...attended Pioneer High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2014-15):Played and started in 35 games; missed two games in early January while representing Team USA at the World Junior Championship … went 19-13-3 … registered a 2.19 goals against average and a .925 save percentage; went 12-7-3 with a 2.17 goals against average and a .924 save percentage as the start in all 22 Hockey East contests … tabbed a Hockey East All-Star Honorable Mention … posted the fourth-best save percentage (.925) in Hockey East … picked up his third-career shutout at Notre Dame (2/27) … recorded his fourth-career assist in the season opener at UMass Lowell (10/10) … set a career best in save for the third time in four starts, stopping 41 shots against Michigan (12/13) … stopped 40 shots, second most of his career, in a 6-5 victory over Vermont (2/14) … anchored BC’s defense with 32 saves in a game one win of the HEA quarterfinals against Vermont (3/13)…stopped 22 shots in game two of the HEA quarterfinals against Vermont (3/14)…steered away 22-of-23 Vermont attempts in game three against Vermont of the HEA quarterfinals (3/15).
BEFORE BC:Played the 2012-13 season with the U.S. National Under-18 team where he posted a 30-9-4 recorded with a .910 save percentage and six shutouts...was 3-0-0 in the Four Nations Under-18 tournament...registered an 8-2-3 record against college programs with wins against Michigan and Merrimack...played the 2011-12 season with the Omaha Lancers in the USHL...registered a 9-3-0 record with one shutout.
PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences ... is the 2013-14 recipient of the E. Paul Robsham, Jr. Goalie Scholarship Fund in Men's Hockey ... was selected by the Vancouver Canucks in the second round (36th overall) of the 2014 NHL Draft ... Thatcher is the son of Danielle and Brenton Demko.