VGK Inks Goalie Patera To Three-Year Deal

The 21-Year-Was Runner-Up For WHL's Goaltender Of The Year

Paul Ihander
June 30, 2020 - 1:51 pm
Jiri Patera

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The Vegas Golden Knights have signed goaltender Jiri Patera to a three-year, entry-level contract.

 Patera appeared in 41 games during the 2019-20 season with the Western Hockey League’s Brandon Wheat Kings. The Praha, Czech Republic native finished as a runner-up for the league’s Goaltender of the Year after posting a 2.55 GAA and .921 save percentage during his second season with the Wheat Kings.

Patera was selected by the Golden Knights in the sixth round (161 overall) of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.