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Project goaltender has shown improvement but still needs time


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April 2020 – Metcalf was probably one of the few players happy the rest of the season was canceled. He finished with a 4-21-2 record and a GAA at 3.52. But looking on the bright side, he finished with a .908 save percentage, which was fifth best in the entire AHA. The team in front of him left him out to dry on most nights as he led the league in most saves per game, averaging almost 32 every start. So while the numbers look harsh, he still has the ability to play professionally one day. Lucas Main

 
September 2017 – In his first season at UMass-Lowell, Metcalf only played in four games but he looked sharp, going 1-0-1 with a .913 save percentage. He wasn’t going to get much playing time for them again this season, so he decided to transfer to Mercyhurst University where he will start. He has the size to be an NHL goalie (6’4”) and moves laterally quickly for a goalie of his size. A full starting season with the Lakers will go a long way for his professional career. Lucas Main

June 2016 – Metcalf started the 2015-16 campaign with the Madison Capitals of the USHL before being traded to the Waterloo Blackhawks. In the first part of the season, Metcalf was posting statistics consistent with his rookie USHL season, but the deal to Waterloo saw his save percentage drop from .907 with the Caps to .883 with the ‘Hawks. 

Nicknamed Giraffe, Metcalf has projectable size but is still a raw young goaltender. Metcalf has committed to the University of Massachusetts Lowell, and the goaltending situation for the Riverhawks is fuzzy at best. Metcalf will likely compete for the backup role with Umass-Lowell heading into his freshman season but will be the youngest goalie on the depth chart.

Attributes
Fantasy Upside 4.5
NHL Certainty 1.5
Country USA
Position G
Roster Type System
Shoot/Glove Left
Date of Birth March 5, 1996
Height 6‘3”
Weight 181 lbs
Drafted 2015 Round 6; Overall: 179

Stats

 Season Team League GP GAA SVS%      Playoffs GP GAA SVS%
 2012-2013 Colorado Rampage 16U AAAT1EHL 16U13 3.34 .858|      
  Omaha AAA Lancers 16UNAPHL 16U1 0.00 1.000|      
  Omaha AAA Lancers 18UNAPHL 18U1 4.00 .810|      
 2013-2014 Colorado Rampage 18U AAAT1EHL 18U14 2.31 .906|      
 2014-2015 Madison CapitolsUSHL33 3.26 .911|      
 2015-2016 Madison CapitolsUSHL27 3.19 .907|      
  Waterloo Black HawksUSHL9 3.26 .883|      
 2016-2017 UMass-LowellNCAA4 2.59 .913|      
 2017-2018 NCAA Transfer Year |      
 2018-2019 Mercyhurst Univ.NCAA15 3.28 .902|      
 2019-2020 Mercyhurst Univ.NCAA28 3.52 .908|      
 2020-2021 Long Island Univ.NCAA- - -|      

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