Will Devon Levy stay in college or will he go to Pro?
Levy recently wrapped up his rookie season with Northeastern University, but with a number of NCAA players jumping into the NHL in recent days, the Buffalo Sabers are expecting a response from the 20-year-old goaltender.
Levy’s future was the subject of a discussion between Jeff Marek and Elliott Friedman in Saturday’s 32 Thoughts segment. Hockey Night in Canada.
“The Buffalo Sabers are also waiting for Devon Levy to say whether he will be a supporter or return to the Northeast,” Marek said.
In 32 games with the Northeast this season, Levy finished with a 21-10-1 record, 1.54 goals-average and a .952 percent save.
Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Que., Was drafted by Native 2020 in the seventh round, 212nd round by the Florida Panthers, and was traded to Buffalo last July with a first-round pick for Sam Rainhart.
Levy held Canada to a silver medal at the 2021 World Junior Championships, posting a 6-1-0 record with three shutouts, 0.75 goals-average and a .964 save percentage. He was also part of the Canadian Olympic team at the Beijing Winter Games in February but did not see any work.
Meanwhile, Jordan Harris, who also played for the Northeast, made his NHL debut with the Montreal Canadians against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night.
Harris’ northeastern teammate Jaden Strouble may not be following him in Canada right now. Strubal, who was selected in the second round by Montreal in 2019, could return to the Northeast for his senior season, according to Friedman.
“The word is he’s leaning back, but there’s no final decision yet,” Friedman said.