Legionnaires Land All-Star Goalie
january 7, 2015
By Dan McCaffery
Legionnaires have obtained
all-star goalie Andrew Masters
in a trade with the St. Marys
Masters, who was picked up in a
straight cash deal, was the only
Linc selected to play in the
league's all-star game last
The 19-year-old, who stands 6'1
and weighs 205 pounds, is
expected to be Sarnia's No. 1
puckstopper, replacing Hunter
Rose said the team hopes to find
Johnson a new team by the end of
the week. In fact, four of five
clubs have made inquiries about
Johnson, he said.
The bench boss noted Masters had
a save percentage above .900,
despite playing for a last place
"Andrew is a big, strong kid.
He's an excellent goaltender, he
stops a lot of pucks,” Rose
Masters said, “I'm thrilled to
come here. I know the
Legionnaires are definitely
capable of going all the way.
They have a high octane
A native of Kitchener, Masters
played 'AAA' midget in his
hometown three years ago,
picking up two shutouts while
posting a .906 save percentage.
Playing for the Paris Jr. 'C'
Mounties in the fall of 2012, he
had an astonishing six shutouts
in 13 games. His
goals-against-average was a
sparkling 1.71 and his save
percentage an eye-popping .942.
Promoted to the Lincs, Masters
lifted that struggling hockey
club into the Jr. 'B' playoffs
last spring by making an average
of 40 saves a game.