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.
May 10, 1992|
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||216 lb (98 kg; 15 st 6 lb)|
San Antonio Rampage
92nd overall, 2010|
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.
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.
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.
|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||San Antonio Rampage||AHL||7||4||2||1||374||11||1||1.76||.943||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2017–18||San Antonio Rampage||AHL||1||0||1||0||58||4||0||4.11||.862||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honoursEdit
|All-WCHA Rookie Team||2010–11|
|WCHA All-Tournament Team||2011|||
|All-NCHC First Team||2013–14|||
|AHCA West First-Team All-American||2013–14|
|NCHC All-Tournament Team||2014|||
|Kelly Cup (Colorado Eagles)||2018|||
- "All-NCHC First Team selected". Denver Pioneers. April 1, 2014. Archived from the original on March 17, 2014. Retrieved April 1, 2014.
- "Rampage sign Goaltender Sam Brittain and blueliner Josh Atkinson". San Antonio Rampage. August 21, 2017. Retrieved August 21, 2017.
- "WCHA Tourney History". WCHA. June 26, 2014. Retrieved June 26, 2014.
- "NCHC First Team for 2014". National Collegiate Hockey Conference. April 1, 2014. Retrieved April 1, 2014.
- "Denver Wins Inaugural NCHC Frozen Faceoff Championship". NCHC Hockey. March 22, 2014. Retrieved May 18, 2014.
- "Back-to-back Kelly Cup Champions". Colorado Eagles. June 10, 2018. Retrieved June 10, 2018.
- Biographical information and career statistics from Eliteprospects.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
|Awards and achievements|
| NCHC Goaltender of the Year
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