INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – The Kansas City Mavericks announced Wednesday the club signed rookie goaltender Justin Kapelmaster. Kapelmaster turned in a record-setting season in his senior year for Robert Morris University.
Kapelmaster, a six-foot-one, 216-pound, 24-year-old goaltender from Coral Springs, Florida joins Kansas City after finishing his collegiate career at Robert Morris University. Last season, he posted a .930 save percentage, 2.48 goals against average and two shutouts for the Colonials to go with a 12-14-3 win-loss record. He is Robert Morris’s all-time leader in save percentage (.930), goals against average (2.48) and saves per game (30.4).
“He is the epitome of a gamer,” Mavericks Head Coach and Director of Hockey Ops Tad O’Had said, “He is an intense competitor with great athleticism and has a true knack to shine in pressure situations. He is coming off a stellar senior season at RMU and we are looking forward to a smooth transition to the pro game. We strongly feel he has a bright future.”
Kapelmaster transferred from Ferris State University to Robert Morris for his senior season last year. He played three seasons with Ferris State University, posting a .916 save percentage and a 2.84 goals-against average over 48 appearances (45 starts).
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