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:
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?