September 24, 1996 in Sports

Marc Magliarditi

 

Age: 20.

Height: 5-11.

Weight: 180.

Number: 1.

Hometown: Niagara Falls, N.Y.

Position: Goaltender.

‘95-96 stats: Western Michigan University (2.59 goals-against, 5 shutouts).

Local school: None.

Draft status: Chicago (6th round, ‘95).

Quick check: Was one of two goaltenders with U.S. team in World Junior Tournament, with Tri-City’s Brian Boucher. Left school after strong freshman season to prepare for pro career. Inherits David Lemanowicz’ No. 1 spot.

Coach’s comment: “We think we have a (strong) tandem in goal (with Magliarditi and Aren Miller). Marc is smaller but he’s good with the puck, and he’s done a lot in a short time.”

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