Cincinnati, Ohio – The Cincinnati Cyclones, ECHL affiliate of the American Hockey League’s Rochester Americans and the National Hockey League’s Buffalo Sabres, have signed goaltender Anthony Peters to a contract for the 2017-18 season.
A native of Blyth, Ontario, Peters led the ECHL with 52 games played and ranked third with 31 wins last season with the Florida Everblades. Overall, Peters posted a 31-16-1 record along with a 3.11 goals-against average and an .895 save percentage. He won eight of his first 11 starts last season, while allowing three or fewer goals in eight of those games.
Peters’ best season as a pro came during his first full campaign in 2015-16 where he had a 27-15-1 record and posted a 2.20 goals-against average and a .920 save percentage. He was named the Everblades’ MVP that year, and finished fifth in League MVP voting. He made his pro debut late in the 2014-15 season, earning a 31-save shutout against Greenville. In 100 ECHL games, Peters has amassed a record of 60-31-2, along with six shutouts, a 2.64 goals-against average and a .908 save percentage. In addition to the Everblades, Peters has also seen AHL time with the Americans and the Charlotte Checkers.
Prior to turning pro in 2015, Peters enjoyed a successful collegiate career at St. Mary’s University in Canada. During his time with the Huskies, he turned out a record of 52-27-0 to go along with a 2.58 goals-against average and a .911 save percentage.