Goaltending prospect Matiss Kivlenieks thrust into action

Goaltending prospect Matiss Kivlenieks, playing in a preseason game last year for the Blue Jackets, received a baptism by fire last season when he played in 43 games with the AHL’s Cleveland Monsters. [Adam Cairns] By Adam Jardy The Columbus Dispatch Posted Sep 11, 2018 at 6:51 AMUpdated Sep 11, 2018 at 6:51 AM    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The plan last year was never for

Matiss Kivlenieks Prepares for the Pros

The Sioux City netminder captured 2016-17 USHL Player of the Year and Goaltender of the Year awards by Alison Lukan @AlisonL / BlueJackets.com June 27th, 2017 A few months ago, goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks had been named the USHL Player and Goaltender of the Year and was preparing to go to Minnesota State University-Mankato to play

Matiss Kivlenieks Signs With Columbus Blue Jackets

2017 USHL Player & Goaltender of the Year Matiss Kivlenieks signed an NHL entry-level contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets.   The Columbus Blue Jackets announced today that they have signed 2017 USHL Player of the Year Matiss Kivlenieks to a three-year entry level contract. The Sioux City Musketeers goaltender recently completed his first USHL