Thunder Sign Zemlak

STOCKTON, Calif. – The Stockton Thunder, proud ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Edmonton Oilers and San Jose Sharks, and head coach Matt Thomas announced today the team has signed unrestricted rookie free agent goaltender Garrett Zemlak. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.


The 6-foot-1, 195-pound goaltender skated with the Kings in 2010 summer development and NHL training camp sessions and made his pro debut last season in the ECHL with Charlotte, suiting up in three games with a 2-0-1 record, 2.15 goals-against-average and .929 save percentage.


He has appeared in one ECHL game this season with the Kalamazoo Wings, making 26 saves with an 0-1-0 record.


The Saskatoon, Saskatchewan native previously suited up for four years (2006-10) of his junior career in the Western Hockey League with the Prince Albert Raiders and Saskatoon Blades, totaling a career record of 54-49-6 with five shutouts, a 3.31 goals-against average, and .896 save percentage in 127 games.