Day 6: Jake Paterson, Saginaw, goalie. Third NA goalie.
Perhaps more than any other player, Jake Paterson is responsible for the confused top five scenario at this year’s draft.
While Nail Yakupov has kept his number one ranking, his standing as well as the position of his centreman Alex Galchenyuk was muddled by the Sarnia Sting’s first-round, six game loss to Saginaw Spirit.
The architect of that upset: 6’1” Spirit goalie Jake Paterson who stopped 163 of 180 shots ...