The Rapid City Rush, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Arizona Coyotes, are proud to announce that rookie goaltender Ivan Prosvetov has earned an NHL call-up to the Coyotes.
Prosvetov becomes the fifth player in Rapid City Rush history to reach the NHL level. He joins goaltenders Marek Langhamer and Adin Hill, forward Michael Bunting, and defenseman Dakota Mermis, who also made their NHL debuts with the Coyotes.
Prosvetov came to the Rush earlier this season and appeared in five games, posting a 4-1-0-0 record with his first professional shutout, a 2.40 GAA and .930 SV%. He carried this success to the AHL level with the Tucson Roadrunners, registering an 11-3-0 record with an additional shutout, a 2.38 GAA and .931 SV%. At the AHL level, Prosvetov earned his first professional win in his debut on October 19 against San Antonio. Additionally, he won seven consecutive starts from November 2nd at Stockton to December 21st against Ontario.
A native of Moscow, Russia, Prosvetov turned professional following a lone season in the OHL with the Saginaw Spirit. With the Spirit in 2018-19, he recorded a 36-11-1 record in 53 games with 4 shutouts, a 2.94 GAA and .910 SV%. For his efforts, Prosvetov was named to the OHL’s Third All-Star Team. Additionally, he spent one season in the USHL with the Youngstown Phantoms (36gp, 19-9-1, 2.90 GAA, .913 SV%), and one season in the NAHL with the Minnesota Magicians (44gp, 21-15-3, 2.52 GAA, .928 SV%). Prosvetov was drafted by the Arizona Coyotes in the 2018 NHL Draft (4th Rd-#114).