Gothberg Out Indefinitely
North Dakota Goaltender Was Injured in Practice
CHN Staff Report
North Dakota goaltender Zane Gothberg will be out at least two weeks with a lower body injury, coach Dave Hakstol said today. He suffered the injury in practice yesterday.
Gothberg, a sophomore, has made every start in North Dakota's current nine-game unbeaten streak. He is 10-5-3 this season with a 2.26 goals against average and .914 save percentage.
Senior Clarke Saunders will get his first start since Nov. 29 this weekend when North Dakota plays at Denver.
Hakstol said he wouldn't have a timetable for Gothberg's return for another week or two.
Matt Hrynkiw, a 21-year old freshman from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, will be the backup. He has not seen action in a regular-season game yet.
Gothberg was a sixth-round pick of the Boston Bruins in the 2010 NHL Draft.