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Alex Nedeljkovic
Alex Nedeljkovic
Goaltender  - CAR
Number: 29
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 190
Catches: Left
Born: Jan 7, 1996  (Age 19)
Birthplace: Parma, OH, United States
Drafted: CAR / 2014 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (37th overall) PROSPECT BIO
2013-14 Season
Named the OHL Goaltender of the Year and to the OHL First All-Star Team after going 26-27-7 with a 2.88 goals-against average and .925 save percentage in 61 games for Plymouth… Was the first netminder in Whalers franchise history to claim Goaltender of the Year honors and just the third American-born goalie to win the award… Made 2,042 saves for the season, facing the second-most shots in the OHL (2,207)… Stopped 42 of 44 shots in a win at Kingston (9/29)… Made 44 saves on 45 shots in a 2-1 win at Windsor (11/24)… Won four consecutive games from 12/20-1/4, including a 44 save effort vs. London (12/29)… Made an OHL career-high 58 saves on 60 shots in Plymouth’s win vs. Saginaw (1/20)… Was 7-2-2 with a 2.06 goals-against average and .949 save percentage in February… Earned his only shutout of the season with 26 saves vs. Windsor (3/1)… Stopped an average of 38 shots per game during Plymouth’s first-round series against Guelph, including a 52-save performance in the club’s only win of the postseason. Signed to a one-year contract on 7/2/14.

Career
Was Carolina’s second-round selection (37th overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft… Ranked fourth among North American goaltenders for the 2014 draft… Named one of the top three players for the United States at the 2014 U18 World Junior Championship, going 5-1 with a 1.84 goals-against average to lead Team USA to the gold medal… Also represented the United States at the 2013 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament, going 3-1 with a 2.99 goals-against average as the U.S. won silver… Played for Team Cherry at the 2014 CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game… Played for the Cleveland Barons in 2010-11, posting a 1.97 goals-against average in 52 games and earning an invitation to the 2011 Warren Strelow National Team Goaltending Camp run by USA Hockey… Split the 2011-12 season between the Cleveland Barons U18 midget team and the Bell Tire U16 squad… Helped Bell Tire to a third-place finish at the 2012 USA Hockey Tier 1 U16 Nationals… Selected by the Plymouth Whalers in the sixth round (123rd overall) of the 2012 OHL Priority Draft… Began the 2012-13 season with the Metro Jets in the NA3HL, going 5-3 with a 2.49 goals-against average and .933 save percentage… Joined Plymouth and eventually took over the starter’s role for Plymouth as a 16-year-old, going 19-2-2 with a 2.28 goals-against average and .923 save percentage… Earned 2012-13 OHL All-Rookie First Team honors and captured the F.W. “Dinty” Moore Trophy for best goals-against average among rookie goaltenders… Made his OHL debut at Belleville (11/17/12)… Made 26 saves to earn his first OHL victory at Erie (11/28/12)… Won 13 of his final 14 games for the 2012-13 regular season, including his first OHL shutout with 20 saves vs. Sarnia (2/23/13)… Played all 15 of Plymouth’s postseason contests, going 9-5 with a 2.71 goals-against average as Plymouth advanced to the 2013 Western Conference Final before falling to London…

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 TBL 50 31 15 4 163 132 66
2 MTL 47 31 13 3 127 108 65
3 NYI 48 32 15 1 157 135 65
4 DET 49 28 12 9 145 128 65
5 PIT 48 27 13 8 143 124 62
6 WSH 48 25 14 9 144 124 59
7 BOS 49 26 16 7 131 123 59
8 NYR 46 27 15 4 135 111 58
9 FLA 46 21 15 10 114 129 52
10 PHI 50 21 22 7 139 151 49
11 TOR 50 22 24 4 144 155 48
12 OTT 47 19 19 9 129 134 47
13 CBJ 47 21 23 3 119 148 45
14 NJD 48 18 22 8 109 135 44
15 CAR 47 17 25 5 102 122 39
16 BUF 49 14 32 3 92 174 31

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Staal 42 16 14 -6 30
J. Faulk 47 9 19 -13 28
E. Lindholm 47 9 11 -11 20
J. Tlusty 40 12 7 -11 19
J. Skinner 42 10 9 -7 19
R. Nash 47 7 12 -4 19
N. Gerbe 43 5 13 -3 18
V. Rask 47 6 9 -10 15
A. Sekera 45 1 14 -6 15
C. Terry 34 6 3 -3 9
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Khudobin 6 8 2 .918 2.30
C. Ward 11 17 3 .911 2.45