from Kevin Allen of Detroit Hockey Now,
Detroit Red Wings first round draft pick Sebastian Cossa believes he’s ready for pro hockey and is offering evidence to support that verdict.
The 6-foot-6 goaltender turned in another strong performance — stopping all 16 shots he faced — in the Red Wings’ 4-1 win against the Toronto Maple Leafs in their final game at the NHL Prospect Tournament in Traverse City, Mich. Cossa finished the tournament with 33 saves on 34 shots on goal for a 1.00 goals-against average and a .971 save percentage. He played about 30 minutes in Detroit’s two tournament wins, although he didn’t get credit for either win.
“I think I kept my stance pretty tight,” Cossa said. “This weekend I was playing composed hockey. I was calm. Playing my own game. I was keeping pucks in. Was getting a little crazy or a little scrambly in net sometimes. I thought it was pretty good, especially coming in today halfway, those are tough games and I thought I did a pretty good job composing myself and just taking it shot by shot.”
Watch Cossa below after a win against the Toronto prospects today.