COLUMBUS, Ohio — Junior goalie Cal Heeter won the 2010-11 Perani Cup for Ohio State, given to the player on each team who receives the most three stars of the game honors in CCHA play. Heeter was a “star” in 10 of 28 league contests, with four first star, four second star and two third-star honors.
Heeter played in all 28 CCHA games for the Buckeyes and ended the year fifth among league goalies in save percentage (.922). Overall, Heeter started every Buckeye game and currently ranks 10th nationally with a .923 save percentage and is 18th with a 2.30 goals-against average. He was among the nation’s leaders in minutes played and saves when the Buckeyes’ season ended.
Heeter ended the season with 2191:54 between the pipes, ranking fifth in the Buckeye record book. He had 1,009 saves on the year, the sixth-highest total for a Buckeye goalie. His season goals-against average of 2.30 is the sixth-lowest for a Buckeye in a single season, with his .923 save percentage the second-best in Buckeye history. He is fourth for the Buckeyes in career goals-against average (2.64) and tied for third in career save percentage (.913).