Montrealer Devon Levi agreed with the Buffalo Sabers on the terms of a three-year entry contract on Friday afternoon.
The good news is piling up for the native of Dollard-des-Ormeaux in the last few weeks. With a 2.24 goals-against-average and the NCAA’s best save percentage (.933), he’s again among the 10 nominated for the Hobey-Baker Trophy, which recognizes the most valuable player on the college circuit. in the USA.
The Northeastern University goalie is also up for the Mike Richter Trophy, given to the league’s top goaltender. He had been the recipient in 2021-2022.
The signing of the pact comes six days after the 21-year-old goalie’s squad was eliminated from the Hockey East tournament. Before the start of the campaign, he had mentioned that this would be his last lap on the American college circuit.
The former Lac Saint-Louis Lions maintained a .964 save percentage during the 2021 World Junior Hockey Championship with Canada. He was voted the tournament’s most valuable goalkeeper, despite his team’s defeat in the final against the United States.
The former Florida Panthers 2020 seventh-round pick was acquired by the Sabers in July 2021 with a 2021 first-round pick in return for Sam Reinhart. Said first-round pick was used to select forward Jiri Kulich.