FLINT, Mich. (WNEM) – The franchise file e book continues to be re-written this season by the Flint Firebirds.
As a workforce, they have probably the most wins, their captain has probably the most factors and objectives, and the starter between the pipes has probably the most publish sport celebrations.
In a season stuffed with record-breaking performances, Firebird’s goaltender Luke Cavallin is re-writing franchise historical past, breaking the workforce file for many wins in a season by a goalie.
“Truthfully, I feel that’s an amazing achievement, however I feel it simply goes to point out how good of a workforce we now have this 12 months. I feel that’s a workforce effort and to try this is actually particular,” Cavallin mentioned.
That is Cavallin’s fifth 12 months with the Firebirds, however first because the primary goalie. He has a file of 35-13-4, with a .911 save proportion.
Head coach Ted Dent mentioned Cavallin’s success is just not accidentally. He places within the work it takes to excel.
“He prepares. He takes care of his physique. He eats proper. He’s the primary one right here day-after-day preparing for apply preparing for video games and he has some skilled habits for certain and I feel that’s an enormous a part of it,” Dent mentioned.
“I really feel like I’ve been prepared for some time, and I’ve been getting ready for this from day one. I feel the mentality is slightly bit totally different this 12 months and uh simply making an attempt to it’s an adjustment to play back-to-back and even three video games in a row, however I feel the workforce’s been superior in entrance of me makes the job lots simpler and yeah, it’s been loads of enjoyable,” Cavallin mentioned.
Cavallin and the Firebirds play the ultimate two video games of the common season at dwelling towards the Soo Greyhounds on Friday and Saturday. They are going to have dwelling ice benefit towards both Guelph or Owen Sound within the first spherical of the playoffs subsequent week.
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