Pat Nagle

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Pat Nagle
Born (1987-09-21) September 21, 1987 (age 30)
Bloomfield, Michigan, U.S.
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
AHL team (P)
Cur. team
Former teams
Grand Rapids Griffins
Toledo Walleye (ECHL)
Syracuse Crunch
Rochester Americans
Utica Comets
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2011–present

Pat Nagle (born September 21, 1987) is an American professional ice hockey goaltender who is currently playing for the Toledo Walleye of the ECHL while under contract to the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Playing career[edit]

On March 22, 2011 the Tampa Bay Lightning signed the undrafted free agent to a two-year entry-level contract.[1] He played NCAA hockey at Ferris State University prior to turning professional.

In his first professional season in 2011–12, with the Florida Everblades, Nagle shared primary goaltending duties with John Muse, playing 39 games. During the playoffs, Nagle recorded the best Goals against average and tied for first in save percentage, at 1.42 and .941 respectively. After winning the Kelly Cup, Nagle was called up to the AHL for the Lightning organization's affiliate, the Norfolk Admirals, during their Calder Cup championship series against the Toronto Marlies.[2]

On August 27, 2013, Nagle agree as a free agent to a one-year AHL contract with the Texas Stars, an affiliate of the Dallas Stars.[3] After training camp with the Stars, Nagle did not make the club and was assigned to ECHL affiliate, the Idaho Steelheads for the duration of the 2013-14 season, winning a career high 23 of 43 games.[4]

On July 21, 2014, Nagle opted to remain in the ECHL, signing a one-year deal with the Fort Wayne Komets.[5] On January 12, 2015, the Grand Rapids Griffins signed Nagle to a professional try out. Prior to signing a professional try out with the Griffins, he recorded a 17–4–1 record, a 2.42 GGA, and a .910 save percentage in 22 games with the Fort Wayne Komets this season.[6] On February 5, 2015, Nagle was released from his professional tryout, and returned to the Fort Wayne Komets. Nagle made his first start for the Griffins on January 23, in a game against the Utica Comets, earning his first career AHL win. In three AHL games this season, Nagle recorded a 1–1–0 record, 1.76 goals against average, and a 0.948 save percentage.[7] During the 2014–15 season, Nagle posted a 23–7–2 record, 2.48 GAA and a .907 save percentage with the Fort Wayne Komets. He also made two appearances with the Rochester Americans and one with the Utica Comets.

On July 22, 2015, the Fort Wayne Komets re-signed Nagle.[8] On December 9, 2015, the Grand Rapids Griffins signed Nagle to a professional try out. Prior to signing a professional try out with the Griffins, he recorded a 5–4–0 record, with a 2.51 GAA and a .910 save percentage in 10 games with the Fort Wayne Komets this season.[9]

Nagle played two further seasons with the Komets, before signing a one-year AHL contract to return to the Grand Rapids Griffins on July 27, 2017.[10] Nagle was named the Warrior Hockey/ECHL Goaltender of the Month for the month of November 2017. He recorded a 7–1–1 record, with a 2.66 GAA and a .907 save percentage in nine games during the month. He was also named ECHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending November 6 after going 3–0–0 with a 2.03 GAA and a .933 save percentage in three appearances.[11]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP W L T/OT MIN GA SO GAA SV% GP W L MIN GA SO GAA SV%
2006–07 St. Louis Bandits NAHL 36 24 8 4 2136 81 1 2.28 .920
2007–08 Ferris State University CCHA 16 8 7 0 867 38 1 2.63 .900
2008–09 Ferris State University CCHA 22 7 11 3 1246 59 0 2.84 .909
2009–10 Ferris State University CCHA 26 12 10 3 1496 53 1 2.13 .923
2010–11 Ferris State University CCHA 37 18 14 5 2192 74 3 2.02 .923
2011–12 Florida Everblades ECHL 39 20 14 3 2234 107 1 2.87 .905 6 4 1 338 8 2 1.42 .941
2012–13 Florida Everblades ECHL 31 14 9 3 1688 85 0 3.02 .904
2012–13 Syracuse Crunch AHL 2 0 1 0 97 6 0 3.70 .875
2013–14 Idaho Steelheads ECHL 43 23 14 4 2530 115 1 2.73 .918 3 1 1 159 9 0 3.40 .906
2014–15 Fort Wayne Komets ECHL 33 23 7 2 1938 80 1 2.48 .907 5 3 2 334 12 0 2.15 .913
2014–15 Rochester Americans AHL 2 0 2 0 119 9 0 4.53 .886
2014–15 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 2 1 0 0 77 1 0 0.78 .971
2014–15 Utica Comets AHL 1 0 1 0 59 3 0 3.07 .893
2015–16 Fort Wayne Komets ECHL 51 28 12 8 2969 117 5 2.36 .915 16 9 6 986 39 2 2.37 .906
2016–17 Fort Wayne Komets ECHL 25 15 3 4 1267 47 2 2.23 .916 9 5 2 557 24 0 2.58 .906
2017–18 Toledo Walleye ECHL 50 37 6 3 2907 108 3 2.23 .924 10 6 4 656 28 0 2.56 .919
AHL totals: 7 1 4 0 352 19 0 3.23 .900

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
NAHL
All-Rookie Team 2007
Rookie of the Year 2007
Second All-Star Team 2007
College
All-CCHA First Team 2011 [12][13][14]
AHCA West First-Team All-American 2011
ECHL
All-ECHL Second Team 2018 [15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lightning sign Free Agent goaltender Pat Nagle". RealGM Hockey.com. March 22, 2011. Retrieved March 22, 2011. 
  2. ^ Press Release (May 30, 2012). "Landry and Nagle Join Admirals from ECHL's Kelly Cup Champions". Retrieved June 1, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Texas Stars sign Pat Nagle, Etienne Boutet". Texas Stars. August 27, 2013. Archived from the original on August 12, 2014. Retrieved August 27, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Idaho Steelheads - Roster". Retrieved March 11, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Komets add four to roster, Ouellet re-signs". Fort Wayne Komets. July 21, 2014. Archived from the original on July 26, 2014. Retrieved July 21, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Frk Reassigned Nagle Signed to PTO". Grand Rapids Griffins. January 12, 2015. Retrieved January 12, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Nightingale Signed to PTO, Nagle Released". Grand Rapids Griffins. February 5, 2015. Retrieved February 5, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Komets re-sign Nagle, add two newcomers". Fort Wayne Komets. July 22, 2015. Retrieved July 22, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Griffins Ink Nagle to PTO". Grand Rapids Griffins. December 9, 2015. Retrieved December 9, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Griffins ink Goaltender Pat Nagle". Grand Rapids Griffins. 2017-07-27. Retrieved 2017-07-27. 
  11. ^ "Nagle named Warrior Hockey/ECHL Goaltender of the Month". ECHL. December 4, 2017. Retrieved December 4, 2017. 
  12. ^ College notes: Ferris State hockey seniors enjoy All-CCHA honors after passing up NHL options
  13. ^ Hagelin, Merrill on All-CCHA Teams; Burlon Takes Honorable Mention
  14. ^ College Hockey News: Miami, Ferris State Lead CCHA Honors
  15. ^ "2017–18 All-ECHL Second Team Announced". ECHL. April 5, 2018. 

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