Andrey Makarov (G)
Fort Wayne Komets
Profile: 2010-11-- Made his North America debut with the QMJHL's Lewiston MAINEiacs, posting an 11-12-2 record, 3.37 goals-against average and .890 save percentage in 27 games. 2011-12-- Appeared in his first of two seasons with the WHL's Saskatoon Blades. Won team MVP honors for the year. 2012-13-- Appeared in 61 (of 72) games registering a 37-17-5 record, 2.62 goals-against average and .919 save percentage with Saskatoon for his best career season in junior hockey. Ranked fourth among league goaltenders, tied for first in wins and shutouts while ranking third in saves and fifth in minutes. Named Saskatoon's MVP for the second consecutive year. Appeared in four Memorial Cup games as a member of host Saskatoon. Received the Hap Emms Memorial Trophy as the tournament's most outstanding goaltender.
Signed a three-year entry-level contract as an undrafted free agent with Buffalo NHL Sept. 14, 2012.
2013-14-- Assigned to Fort Wayne by Buffalo NHL through Rochester AHL Oct. 31, 2013. Registered his first pro win in his first pro game 11/1/13 at Las Vegas (1ga, 26/27).