1. Home
  2. News
  3. Mandolese makes NHL debut

Mandolese makes NHL debut

Wednesday, February 15th
Mandolese makes NHL debut

Former Atlanta Gladiators and Allen Americans goaltender Kevin Mandolese became the 735th former ECHL player to reach the National Hockey League when he debuted with the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday against the New York Islanders. Mandolese made 46 saves in the Senators' 3-2 shootout win, marking the second-most saves in a victorious NHL debut since shots on goal began being tracked in the 1955-56 season.

Mandolese is the eighth former ECHL player to make his NHL debut during the 2022-23 season. He went 1-4-1 with a 2.68 goals-against average and a save percentage of .916 in six appeaerances with Atlanta last season, before going 4-1-0 with a 2.45 goals-against average and a save percentage of .927 in six appearances with Allen this season.

A sixth-round selection (157th overall) of the Senators in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft, Mandolese has seen action in 39 career AHL games with Belleville, going 16-18-2 with a 3.50 goals-against average and a save pecentage of .890.

Latest News

More News
Propp back with Rush
Propp back with Rush
Kruse re-signs with Walleye
Kruse re-signs with Walleye
Americans bring back Allen
Americans bring back Allen
Cockerill returns to Icemen
Cockerill returns to Icemen
Komets re-sign Supryka, add Mayhew
Komets re-sign Supryka, add Mayhew
Topatigh rejoins Gladiators
Topatigh rejoins Gladiators
Ford agrees to terms with Adirondack
Ford agrees to terms with Adirondack
Stingrays add Graves, Perrott
Stingrays add Graves, Perrott
Jankowski back with Nailers
Jankowski back with Nailers

Sign Up For Updates

Sign up for our email newsletter to be the first to know about ECHL news!

Our Sponsors