The Los Angeles Kings rewarded goalie Cal Petersen for his performance with a three-year contract extension on Wednesday.
The goalkeeper will pocket $ 5 million per season. However, this agreement will be effective at the start of the 2022-2023 campaign, since there is still one year left on Petersen’s current contract.
The 26-year-old has really shown himself to be a good candidate to replace Jonathan Quick in net for California in the future. In 35 games, he has maintained a 9-18-5 record, a 2.89 goals-against average and .911 save percentage.
He also stood out on the international stage, helping the United States to claim bronze at the 2021 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship, in addition to earning the honor of the top. tournament keeper.
Fifth round pick (129e overall) of the Buffalo Sabers in the 2013 Draft, Petersen never played a game for the New York State organization, instead joining the Kings as a free agent in July 2017. .