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Sabres Prospect Levi Wins Richter Award

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By Warren Kozireski —

Northeastern University goaltender Devon Levi was named the winner of the 2022 Richter Award, given to the nation’s top Division I goaltender, and Tim Taylor Award (most outstanding freshman) Rookie of the Year Award the Hockey Coaches Association (HCA) announced on Friday evening at the Frozen Four in Boston.

Devon Levi posted a .952 save percentage, a 1.54 goals against average and a 21-10-1 record in net with 10 shutouts. His save% ranked first in NCAA this season, and is tied for the second-best all-time in NCAA history.

His goals-against average was third in the nation and the 10 shutouts tied for the third-most by an NCAA goaltender in a single season.

With those statistics on a national scale, it is no surprise that Levi re-wrote the Northeastern goaltending record book setting three new program records for Best single season save%, Best single season GAA, Most shutouts in a single season, Third most wins in a single season (21) and Second most shutouts in a career (10, the record is 11).

Levi was also a top-10 finalist for the Hobey Baker Award, while also garnering Hockey East conference awards for: Rookie of the Year, Goaltender of the Year, First Team All-Star and All-Rookie Team among many.

(Photo: nhl.com)

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