Canucks sign goalie Thatcher Demko to entry-level contract

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) The Vancouver Canucks signed former Boston College goalie Thatcher Demko to a three-year entry-level contract Wednesday.

The 20-year-old Demko was selected 36th overall in the 2014 draft.

Demko was 27-8-4 with a 1.88 goals-against average, .935 save percentage and 10 shutouts as a junior this season.

From San Diego, the 6-foot-4 Demko won the Mike Richter Award as the top NCAA goalie and was a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award as the top college player.

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