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Sam Brittain (born May 10, 1992) is a Canadian professional ice hockey Goaltender who is currently an unrestricted free agent. He most recently played under contract to the San Antonio Rampage of the American Hockey League (AHL). He most notably played as a prospect within the Florida Panthers organization of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Panthers in the 4th round (92nd overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

Sam Brittain
Sam Brittain.jpg
Born (1992-05-10) May 10, 1992 (age 27)
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 216 lb (98 kg; 15 st 6 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
team
Former teams
Free Agent
San Antonio Rampage
Portland Pirates
Springfield Thunderbirds
NHL Draft 92nd overall, 2010
Florida Panthers
Playing career 2014–present

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Playing careerEdit

Brittain played collegiate hockey for the Denver Pioneers in the NCAA Men's Division I National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC). In his senior year, Brittain's outstanding play was rewarded with a selection to the inaugural 2013–14 All-NCHC First Team.[1]

At the conclusion of his entry-level contract with the Panthers, Brittain was not tendered a qualifying offer and was released to free agency. On August 21, 2017, Brittain signed a one-year AHL contract in a return to the San Antonio Rampage.[2]

In the 2018-19 season, Sam is playing in a local Calgary men's league for the team known as the "Shooting Blanks". In 16 appearances he has a record of 15-1 with a GAA of 2.00.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP W L T/OT MIN GA SO GAA SV% GP W L MIN GA SO GAA SV%
2008–09 Canmore Eagles AJHL 3 1 2 0 76 179 9 3.02 .894
2009–10 Canmore Eagles AJHL 52 23 19 8 3065 167 2 3.27 .896 9 5 4 559 28 0 3.01
2010–11 University of Denver WCHA 33 19 9 5 1998 76 1 2.28 .921
2011–12 University of Denver WCHA 12 8 4 0 735 29 1 2.36 .932
2012–13 University of Denver WCHA 13 5 7 0 751 37 0 2.95 .907
2013–14 University of Denver NCHC 39 19 14 6 2347 87 5 2.22 .929
2014–15 Cincinnati Cyclones ECHL 27 14 11 1 1547 70 4 2.71 .895
2014–15 San Antonio Rampage AHL 7 4 2 1 374 11 1 1.76 .943
2015–16 Portland Pirates AHL 25 8 10 3 1313 61 0 2.79 .906
2016–17 Springfield Thunderbirds AHL 10 4 5 0 546 22 0 2.42 .905
2016–17 Manchester Monarchs ECHL 36 20 9 5 2011 110 0 3.28 .896 19 11 8 1132 44 1 2.33 .925
2017–18 Colorado Eagles ECHL 27 14 9 2 1525 81 0 3.19 .897 1 0 1 28 2 0 4.22 .818
2017–18 San Antonio Rampage AHL 1 0 1 0 58 4 0 4.11 .862
AHL totals 43 16 18 4 2291 98 1 2.57 .911

Awards and honoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "All-NCHC First Team selected". Denver Pioneers. April 1, 2014. Archived from the original on March 17, 2014. Retrieved April 1, 2014.
  2. ^ "Rampage sign Goaltender Sam Brittain and blueliner Josh Atkinson". San Antonio Rampage. August 21, 2017. Retrieved August 21, 2017.
  3. ^ "WCHA Tourney History". WCHA. June 26, 2014. Retrieved June 26, 2014.
  4. ^ "NCHC First Team for 2014". National Collegiate Hockey Conference. April 1, 2014. Retrieved April 1, 2014.
  5. ^ "Denver Wins Inaugural NCHC Frozen Faceoff Championship". NCHC Hockey. March 22, 2014. Retrieved May 18, 2014.
  6. ^ "Back-to-back Kelly Cup Champions". Colorado Eagles. June 10, 2018. Retrieved June 10, 2018.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Award Created
NCHC Goaltender of the Year
2013–14
Succeeded by
Zane McIntyre