Thread: Hungary: Zoltan Hetenyi
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09-14-2012, 10:41 PM
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Originally Posted by CaseyPierroZabotel17 View Post
I would love it if Hetenyi does well in the AHL and someday plays in the NHL(it could happen! Goalies sometimes develop late!), becoming the first Hungarian in the NHL. Go Zoltan!
I'll be cheering for Zoltan as well. He developed a lot of followers here with his performance at rookie camp in July when he earned himself a contract. The plan right now is for Hetenyi to start at the ECHL level in Cincinnati and serve as the No. 3 goalie for the Milwuakee Admirals (AHL) this season. Cincinnati shares their affiliation with Montreal too, so their goalies usually split time 50/50 between the two organizations. Hetenyi might also get a recall to Milwaukee to serve as the No. 2 behind Jeremy Smith if Magnus Hellberg needs to get in a few games.

Overall, I think he'll get a good shot here. With Chet Pickard and Atte Engren going to Europe this summer, there is a spot up for grabs in the Nashville system. Hetenyi earned a shot at it and will be given the opportunity to seize it this season.

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