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Devils select Scott Wedgewood in 3rd round

First goalie drafted by the Devils since Jeff Frazee in 2005

Saturday, 06.26.2010 / 2:37 PM / Draft
By Eric Marin
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Devils select Scott Wedgewood in 3rd round
LOS ANGELES – For the first time in five years, the Devils have drafted a goaltender.

With their second pick of 2010, Jersey's Team selected Scott Wedgewood of Plymouth (OHL) in the third round, 84th overall. This year marked the 20th anniversary since the Devils grabbed franchise cornerstone and future Hall of Famer Martin Brodeur with the 20th overall pick in 1990.

Wedgewood, who turns 18 on August 14, went 5-9-0 with a 3.26 goals-against average, .909 save percentage and one shutout as a rookie last season. The 6-1, 192-lb. netminder hails from Etobicoke, Ontario.

For only 18 appearances behind Plymouth No. 1 Matt Hackett, Wedgewood collected some stellar performances. He recorded 70 saves in a 3-2 overtime loss to Windsor on April 7, and produced a remarkable 51 stops versus Kingston on Nov. 28.

He blanked Saginaw with 35 saves to notch his first career shutout on Dec. 12 and was named the game's First Star.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 23 16 6 1 61 57 33
2 TBL 22 14 6 2 77 60 30
3 PIT 19 13 4 2 69 44 28
4 NYI 20 14 6 0 68 57 28
5 BOS 22 13 9 0 57 54 26
6 DET 20 10 5 5 55 49 25
7 TOR 21 11 8 2 67 63 24
8 OTT 19 9 6 4 52 50 22
9 NYR 20 9 7 4 57 58 22
10 WSH 20 9 8 3 56 54 21
11 NJD 21 9 9 3 53 61 21
12 FLA 18 7 5 6 40 47 20
13 PHI 19 8 9 2 57 60 18
14 CAR 20 6 11 3 48 62 15
15 CBJ 20 6 12 2 49 72 14
16 BUF 21 6 13 2 36 70 14

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Jagr 21 3 10 -2 13
M. Cammalleri 15 8 4 4 12
A. Henrique 15 6 6 5 12
M. Ryder 21 4 7 3 11
M. Zidlicky 21 3 8 0 11
P. Elias 21 2 9 -6 11
T. Zajac 21 4 4 -2 8
D. Severson 21 4 4 2 8
E. Gelinas 18 2 5 3 7
T. Ruutu 20 5 1 2 6
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Schneider 9 8 2 .914 2.58
S. Clemmensen 0 0 1 .852 4.71