RAPID CITY, S.D. – The Rapid City Rush, ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Arizona Coyotes, announced that rookie goaltender Hayden Lavigne has signed with the team for the 2020-21 season.
Lavigne joins the Rush following the conclusion of his college career with the University of Michigan. In four years with the Wolverines, he posted a 31-26-7 record in 67 games with six shutouts, a 2.91 goals-against average and a .903 save percentage. As a sophomore in the 2017-18 season, Lavigne had a career year, earning a record of 18-11-3 in 33 games with three shutouts, a 2.81 goals-against average and .908 save percentage, earning 2018 Big Ten Honorable Mention Team honors.
A native of Brampton, Ontario, Lavigne preceded his college career with four seasons in the United States Hockey League with the Tri-City Storm and Bloomington Thunder, registering a career record of 48-34-5 in 100 games with five shutouts, a 2.93 goals-against average and .899 save percentage.