Thatcher Demko
Born December 8, 1995,
San Diego, California, USA
6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
192 lb (87 kg; 13 st 10 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
NHL team
F. teams
Vancouver Canucks
San Diego Jr. Gulls
Omaha Lancers
USNTDP Juniors
U.S. National U17 Team
U.S. National U18 Team
Boston College
Utica Comets
Ntl. team Flag of the United States.png United States of America
NHL Draft 36th overall, 2014
Vancouver Canucks
Playing career 2010–present

Thatcher Douglas Demko (born December 8, 1995) is an American-Canadian ice hockey goaltender. He is currently playing for the Vancouver Canucks in the NHL. Demko was selected by the Vancouver Canucks in the second round (36th overall) of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.

Demko was ranked number one[1] by the NHL Central Scouting Bureau on their final list of the top draft-eligible North American goalies leading into the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. He trained with the USA Hockey National Team Development Program team during the 2012–13 season,[2] winning Silver Medals with Team USA at both the 2012 World U-17 Hockey Challenge[3] and 2013 IIHF World U18 Championships.[4] He was a member of the United States team that played in the 2014 World Juniors, although he was backup to fellow Hockey East net minder Jon Gillies of Providence and did not play any minutes. He also played at the World Junior Championship next year. He played for the USA at the 2016 and 2019 World Championships.

Awards and honours[edit | edit source]

Honours Year
World U-17 Hockey Challenge Silver Medal 2012 [5]
IIHF World U18 Championship Silver Medal 2013 [6]

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