Docs Menu

Calvin “Cal” Petersen

Born:October 19, 1994Draft:2013 Sabres 129th Overall
Hometown:Waterloo, IowaPosition:G
Known For:Catches:Right
National Team:United StatesCurrent Team:Los Angeles Kings

Calvin Louis Petersen (born October 19, 1994) is an American professional ice hockey goaltender for the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected in the fifth round, 129th overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. On July 1, 2017, he signed a two-year entry-level contract with the Kings as an unrestricted free agent.

Prior to turning professional, Petersen played NCAA hockey for the University of Notre Dame. He set a Division I record of 87 saves during the longest collegiate hockey game ever. Petersen was named to the All-Rookie Team and First All-Star Team while at Notre Dame.

Cal Petersen Los Angeles Kings
Cal Petersen, Los Angeles Kings (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)

Calvin Petersen Statistics

Deeper Dive


  • Hockey East All-Rookie Team (2015)
  • Hockey East First Team All-Star (2017)
  • AHL All-Star Game (2018, 2020)
  • IIHF World Championships Bronze Medal (2021)
  • IIHF World Championships Best Goaltender (2021)