RAPID CITY, S.D. –The Rapid City Rush, ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Arizona Coyotes, announced the signing of goaltender Hayden Lavigne for the 2021-22 season.
Lavigne comes to the Rush after splitting his rookie season between the Wichita Thunder and the Southern Professional Hockey League's Birmingham Bulls. In his time with Wichita, he appeared in eight games and went 4-1-2 with a 2.68 goals-against average and .917 save percentage. He also earned a call-up to the American Hockey League with the Stockton Heat but did not appear in any games.
A native of Brampton, Ontario, Lavigne played his college hockey career at the University of Michigan. Over four years with the Wolverines, he appeared in 67 games and went 31-26-7 with a 2.91 goals-against average and .903 save percentage.