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Cal Heeter
#35

Position: G
Date of Birth: 11/02/1988
Height: 6' 4"   Weight: 195 lbs
Shoots: L
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri
Drafted: Undrafted
Last Amateur Team: 2011-12 Ohio State University (CCHA)

Biography:


Support the Griffins Youth Foundation by making a donation to sponsor my participation in the 2017 Great Skate Winterfest, on Feb. 18-19 at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids. 



 

First season as a Griffin...Fifth year pro...Signed to a one-year contract, 7/25/16...Assigned to Toledo (ECHL), 10/8/16...Recalled from Toledo, 11/26/16...Assigned to Toledo, 12/8/16...Recalled from Toledo, 12/20/16.

2015-16: Appeared in 24 games for the Hamburg Freezers (DEL) and recorded an 11-8-0 record, a 3.00 GAA and a 0.900 save percentage…Began the season in the KHL for Zagreb Medvescak and tallied a 0-2-2 record, a 3.23 GAA and a 0.856 save percentage…Earned his first win of the season in a shootout, 9/1/15 vs. Metallurg…Earned his first win with Hamburg after coming on in relief and allowing one goal in 52:24…Made 31 saves and claimed a victory in his first start for the Freezers, 11/1/15 vs. Augsburger. 2014-15: Appeared for three teams in three leagues…Started the season with Evansville (ECHL), where he compiled a 3-1-0 record, a 2.24 GAA and a 0.922 save percentage…Won his first three starts with Evansville…Made a career-high 48 saves in an overtime loss during his lone game with the Toronto Marlies (AHL), 11/8/14 at OKC…Skated in 22 games for Medvescak (KHL) and showed a 9-9-2 record, a 2.65 GAA and a 0.911 save percentage…Stopped 22-of-23 shots to earn his first win for Medvescak, 11/25/14 vs. Vityaz…Earned the win in relief after allowing zero goals in 34:00 minutes, 1/4/15 vs. Slovan…Made a season-high 37 saves in a 4-3 shootout loss, 2/11/15 at Severstal. 2013-14: In 44 games with the Adirondack Phantoms, posted a team-high 16 victories, a 2.65 GAA, a 0.912 save percentage and four shutouts…Made his NHL debut with the Philadelphia Flyers, a 6-5 shootout loss, 4/13/14 vs. CAR…Stopped 35-of-36 shots, 10/26/13 at BNG, to commence a season-high four-game winning streak, 10/26/13-11/8/13…Saved all 26 shots he faced for his first shutout of the campaign, 11/8/13 at SPR…Tallied 24 saves for his second bagel, 12/6/13 vs. HFD…Named AHL Player of the Week on Jan. 5 after tallying two shutouts, a 0.33 GAA and a 0.989 save percentage during three victories…Recorded a season-high 38 saves during a 2-0 loss, 2/16/14 at POR. 2012-13: Split his first professional season between the AHL’s Adirondack Phantoms and ECHL’s Trenton Titans…In 32 games with the Phantoms, tied for the team-lead with 12 wins while also showing a 2.92 GAA and a 0.908 save percentage…In eight games with the Titans, compiled a 3-3-0 record, a 3.18 GAA and a 0.900 save percentage…Represented USA at the IIHF World Championships and earned a bronze medal…Made his AHL debut, 10/14/12 at SPR…His first AHL victory came in overtime, 10/28/12 at SYR...Recorded 40 saves and stopped 5-of-7 shots in the shootout to earn the win, 12/21/12 at SYR…Scored back-to-back overtime victories, 1/5/13 vs. CT and 1/11/13 at BNG…Notched 39 saves in his first ECHL win, 2/8/13 vs. REA. 2011-12: In his senior season at Ohio State, played in 32 of 35 games and recorded a 13-11-5 record, a 2.45 GAA and a 0.918 save percentage…Concluded his Buckeye career placing his name among the program’s all-time goaltending leaders with 39 wins (9th), a 2.58 GAA (4th), a 0.915 save percentage (5th), five shutouts (T5th), 2,428 saves (8th) and 5260:59 minutes (6th)…Recorded shutouts in consecutive starts, 10/28/11 vs. Alaska and 11/5/11 at Alabama-Huntsville...Named the CCHA Goaltender of the Week on Nov. 1 after stopping 61-of-63 shots in two games against Alaska…During a season-high eight-game winning streak compiled a 1.38 GAA and a 0.941 save percentage, 10/28/11-12/3/11…Named the CCHA Goaltender of the Week on Dec. 5 after stopping 58-of-61 shots in a pair of wins against Lake Superior State. 2010-11: As a junior, ranked among the NCAA’s leaders with a 2.40 GAA (18th), a 0.923 save percentage (11th), 2191:54 minutes played (7th) and 1,009 saves (7th)…Save percentage placed second all-time in the Ohio State record book while the GAA was sixth…Started all 37 games for the Buckeyes and showed a 15-18-4 record…Academic All-Big Ten selection…Named the CCHA Goaltender of the Week after recording a shutout and allowing just two goals total in a two-game series at Quinnipiac, 10/8/10-10/9/10…Named CCHA Goaltender of the Week, INCH National Player of the Week and USCHO First Star of the Week after tallying a shutout and stopping 61-of-63 total shots in a two-game sweep of Miami, 1/7/11-1/8/11…Named CCHA Goaltender of the Week after holding Lake Superior State to three goals – two at even strength – in a 1-0-1 weekend, 2/18/11-2/19/11. 2009-10: As a sophomore, finished with a 9-5-2 record, a 3.19 GAA and a 0.899 save percentage…Academic All-Big Ten selection…Tallied a five-game unbeaten streak, 10/16/09-11/14/09…Recorded his first career shutout by making 39 saves, 10/16/09 vs. Denver...Named CCHA Goaltender of the Week after recording 46 saves during a 5-3 victory over No. 10 Ferris State, 1/29/10. 2008-09: In his freshman campaign at Ohio State, appeared in five games – starting three – and totaled a 2-1-0 record, a 3.29 GAA and a 0.898 save percentage…Earned his first collegiate win behind 36 saves in his debut, 10/25/08 at Denver. 2007-08: In 34 games with the St. Louis Bandits, ranked among the North American Hockey League’s leaders with 25 wins (5th), a 2.43 GAA (4th) and a 0.917 save percentage (3rd)…Bandits won the NAHL’s Robertson Cup Championship…Posted a 6-1 record and a league-best 2.00 GAA in seven postseason games…Named to the NAHL All-North Division Team  and the Robertson Cup All-Tournament Team. 2006-07: Playing in 31 games with the Wichita Falls Wildcats (NAHL) and showed a 13-13-3 record, a 3.15 GAA and a 0.896 save percentage.
 
 
AHL CAREER HIGHS
Games Played: 44, 2013-14 Losing Streak (Regulation): 9, 2/4/14-3/28/14
Wins: 16, 2013-14 Winless Streak: 11, 2/4/14-4/4/14
Shutouts: 4, 2013-14 Saves, Game: 48, 11/8/14 TOR at OKC
Consecutive Starts: 11, 11/29/13-12/27/14 Shots Faced, Game: 52, 11/8/14 TOR at OKC
Consecutive Games Played: 11, 11/29/13-12/27/14 Goals Against, Game: 7, 3/1/13 ADK at SPR
Winning Streak: 4, 10/26/13-11/8/13  
FIRSTS
AHL Game: 10/14/12 ADK at SPR (0-4 L, 16 saves) NHL Game: 4/13/14 PHI at CAR (5-6 SOL, 33 saves)
AHL Win: 10/28/12 ADK at SYR (4-3 OTW, 32 saves) NHL Win: n/a
AHL Shutout: 11/8/13 ADK at SPR (3-0 W, 26 saves) NHL Shutout: n/a

Career Stats

      Regular Season Playoffs
Season Team League GP W L T/SOL GAA SO GP W L GAA SO
2006-07 Wichita Falls NAHL 31 13 13 3 3.15 1 -- -- -- -- --
2007-08 St. Louis NAHL 34 25 6 1 2.43 2 7 -- -- 2.00 --
2008-09 Ohio State University CCHA 5 2 1 0 3.29 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009-10 Ohio State University CCHA 20 9 6 2 3.19 1 -- -- -- -- --
2010-11 Ohio State University CCHA 37 15 18 4 2.30 2 -- -- -- -- --
2011-12 Ohio State University CCHA 32 13 11 5 2.45 2 -- -- -- -- --
2012-13 Adirondack AHL 32 12 16 3 2.92 0 -- -- -- -- --
  Trenton ECHL 8 3 3 0 3.18 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013-14 Adirondack AHL 44 16 25 2 2.65 4 -- -- -- -- --
  Philadelphia NHL 1 0 0 1 4.69 0 -- -- -- -- --
2014-15 Evansville ECHL 4 3 1 0 2.24 0 -- -- -- -- --
  Toronto AHL 1 0 0 1 3.60 0 -- -- -- -- --
  Zagreb Medvescak KHL 22 9 9 2 2.65 0 -- -- -- -- --
2015-16 Zagreb Medvescak KHL 6 0 2 2 3.23 0 -- -- -- -- --
  Hamburg DEL 24 11 8 0 3.00 0 -- -- -- -- --
  AHL TOTALS 77 28 41 6 2.78 4 0 0  0  0  0
  PRO TOTALS 142 54 64 11 2.83 4 0 0 0 0 0

 

Goalies

# Name POS
35 Cal Heeter G
40 Eddie Pasquale G

Defensemen

# Name POS
2 Joe Hicketts D
4 Nathan Paetsch D
5 Robbie Russo D
17 Matt Caito D
18 Brian Lashoff D
20 Dan Renouf D
44 Conor Allen D

Forwards

# Name POS
10 Ben Street C
11 Daniel Cleary LW
15 Mitch Callahan RW
19 Tomas Nosek C
21 Mike Borkowski C
22 Louis-Marc Aubry C
23 Dominic Turgeon C
26 Eric Tangradi LW
27 Martin Frk RW
28 Matt Lorito C
29 Dylan Sadowy RW
32 Drew Miller LW
39 Tyler Bertuzzi LW
45 Colin Campbell RW
51 Kyle Criscuolo C
55 Matthew Ford RW
77 Evgeny Svechnikov RW

Detroit Red Wings

# Name POS
31 Jared Coreau G
14 Nick Jensen D
8 Anthony Mantha LW