Demko No. 1 among goaltenders on NHL Central Scouting's final rankings

Former Los Angeles Jr. King Thatcher Demko is listed as the No. 1-rated North American goaltender on NHL Central Scouting’s final rankings of 2014 draft-eligibles, which were released today (Tuesday).

Demko, a San Diego native in his freshman season at Boston College, will compete for a NCAA national championship this week when the Eagles take on Union College in the Frozen Four semifinals on Thursday in Philadelphia.

In 23 appearances this season, Demko holds a 16-4-3 record to compliment a 2.16 goals-against average and a .920 save percentage.

The NHL Entry Draft will be conducted at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center on June 27-28.