Mark Dekanich Makes an Amazing KHL Save

On a day where hockey is officially back in Milwaukee with the start of the 2013 training camp, a former Admiral is making some noise overseas.

With the recent success of goaltenders Magnus “Hells Bells” Hellberg and Jeremy Smith with the Admirals, its easy to forget about a recent Milwaukee goaltender who not only was amazing in the Brew City, but one who just missed out a solid NHL career.

In case you don’t know who I am referring to, its none other than Mark Dekanich. From 2008 through 2011, Dekanich saw action in 122 AHL games with Milwaukee and boasted an impressive 65-39-9 record. The Dex Show never posted a goals against average higher than 2.33 or a save percentage lower than .914.

Dekanich now resides in the KHL with Zagreb Medvescak. Though he’s just 1-3-0 so far in six games, he does have this amazing stick save as a claim to fame: 

For more on this amazing play from Yahoo’s Puck Daddy blog, click here. To read my classic December 9, 2010 feature on Mark Dekanich, click here.

So Roundtable . . . What do think of Milwaukee’s initial training camp roster? Any faces you expected to still be in Nashville? Any favorite Mark Dekanich memories?

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