Flames prospect Jon Gillies was among the 18 collegiate puck-stoppers named Friday as nominees for the inaugural Mike Richter Award, which will be presented to the top goaltender in the NCAA ranks.
Jon Gillies has succeeded John Gibson as Team USA's starting goaltender in the World Junior Championship.
Jon Gillies made 23 stops in a 5-1 win over the Czech Republic to win Team USA's 2014 World Junior Championship opener.
Jon Gillies performed well during USA Hockey's evaluation camp at Lake Placid, N.Y., and he probably placed himself in prime position to be the starter for the United States at the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship.
Calgary Flames prospect Jon Gillies has earned plenty of accolades already this season with Providence College.