PETERS SECURES AHL CALL UP

PETERS SECURES AHL CALL UP

For Immediate Release: December 1, 2017

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

PETERS SECURES AHL CALL UP

Netminder Amongst the Top in ECHL

 

Brampton, ON-The Cincinnati Cyclones, proud ECHL affiliate of the American Hockey League’s (AHL) Rochester Americans and the National Hockey League’s (NHL) Buffalo Sabres, have announced that goaltender Anthony Peters has been loaned to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the AHL.

A native of Blyth, ON, Peters currently ranks fourth in the ECHL with a 2.26 goals-against average and fifth with a .929 save percentage, along with a 7-4-1-0 record. He has won six of the last eight games he has skated in, allowing two or fewer goals in five of those contests. 

Last season, Peters led the ECHL with 52 games played, and ranked third with 31 wins with the Florida Everblades. Overall, Peters posted a 31-16-1 record along with a 3.11 GAA and a .895 SV% in 52 games played.

Peters’ best season as a pro came during his first full pro season in 2015-16 where he had a 27-15-1 record and posted a 2.20 GAA along with a .920 SV%. He was named the Everblades’ Team MVP that season, and finished fifth in League MVP voting. He made his pro debut late in the 2014-15 season, earning a 31-save shutout against Greenville.

In 112 ECHL games, Peters has amassed a record of 67-35-3-2, along with a 2.60 GAA and a .910 SV% with seven shutouts. Peters has also seen time in the AHL with the Americans, along with the Charlotte Checkers.

Prior to turning pro in 2015, Peters enjoyed a successful colligate career at St. Mary’s University in Canada. During his time with the Huskies, the 6-1, 195-pound netminder turned out a record of 52-27-0 to go along with a 2.58 GAA and a .911 SV%.

 

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