Carolina Hurricanes
Carolina Hurricanes
Daniel Altshuller
POSITION: Goaltender
HEIGHT: 6' 3"
BIRTHDATE: 07/24/1994
AGE: 21
DRAFTED: CAR: 2012-69 overall
OHL All-Rookie Team (2012)
2013-2014 Season
Ranked third in the OHL in wins (31), fourth in goals-against average (2.56) and fifth in save percentage (.917), appearing in 52 games for Oshawa… Was a finalist for OHL Goaltender of the Year… Stopped 43 shots in a 5-3 win at London (10/18)… Was 7-1-1 during the month of October with a 2.09 goals-against average and .929 save percentage… Won five consecutive games from 10/26-11/5 and nine of 10 games between 10/26-11/16… Earned his first shutout of the season, stopping 23 shots vs. Peterborough (12/6)… Had 24 saves to earn the shutout vs. Mississauga (2/2)… Led OHL netminders in goals-against average (1.89), save percentage (.931) and shutouts (3) during the playoffs, going 8-3 as Oshawa swept Mississauga and Peterborough before falling to North Bay… Won eight consecutive games to open the playoffs, earning three shutouts and stopping 200 of 213 shots (.939 save percentage) in that span… Earned his first career playoff shutout, stopping 21 shots in Game 1 vs. Mississauga (3/21)… Was named OHL Player of the Week after earning shutouts in Game 1 and Game 2 of the OHL’s Eastern Conference Semifinals against Peterborough… Made a career-high 50 saves in a 1-0 Game 1 loss vs. North Bay (4/18).

Completed his OHL career with a record of 78-47-8, a 2.80 goals-against average and five shutouts in 140 career games with the Oshawa Generals of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL)… Was ranked seventh among North American goaltenders in NHL Central Scouting’s 2012 midterm evaluations, and was Carolina’s third-round choice (69th overall) in the 2012 NHL Draft… Represented Canada at the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Under-18 Tournament in 2011, earning MVP honors in the gold-medal game as Canada won the tournament… Also won gold with Ontario at the 2011 U-17 World Junior Championship… Played for his hometown team, the Nepean Raiders of the CJHL prior to beginning his major junior career… Was 19-13-10 with a 3.22 goals-against average for Nepean in 2010-11… Was named to the OHL All-Rookie Team in 2011-12, after going 11-16-3 with a 3.55 goals-against average and .900 save percentage for Oshawa… Made his OHL debut at Kingston (9/23/11), stopping 37 of 38 shots for the win… Made a regular-season, career-high 49 saves in a 6-5 overtime loss vs. Kingston (11/19/11)… Was 2-2 with a 3.87 goals-against average in five OHL playoff games in 2012, as Oshawa fell to Niagara in the opening round… Earned his first OHL playoff victory with a 46-save performance in Game 2 at Niagara (3/25/12)… Ranked first in the OHL in wins (36) during his second season with Oshawa in 2012-13… Ranked second in the league in games played (58), second in minutes (3363), tied for fifth in shutouts (3), sixth in goals-against average (2.62) and ninth in save percentage (.909)… Won the 2012-13 Roger Neilson Memorial Award as the OHL’s top academic university or college player… Earned his first OHL shutout with 29 saves at Peterborough (11/1/12)… Played all nine of Oshawa’s 2013 playoff games, going 4-5 with a 3.00 goals-against average as the Generals eliminated Niagara before getting swept by Barrie…