Heemskerk, 22, gets his first NHL call-up. He is 13-18-2 with the Bulls this season, with a 3.16 goals-against-average and a .904 save percentage. In his rookie season in 2011-12, he appeared in four games with the Worcester Sharks of the American Hockey League, going 0-1-0. He also appeared in 25 games with the Stockton Thunder, going 13-12-0 with a 3.27 goals-against average.
The Chilliwack, British Columbia native played four seasons in the Western Hockey League with Kootenay, Everett and Moose Jaw posting an overall record of 91-58-19 with nine shutouts, a 2.81 goals-against average and a .910 save percentage.