Erik Portillo enjoyed a terrific season. ©2020, Micheline Veluvolu, Rochester Americans

Sabres goalie prospect Erik Portillo named USHL All-Star

Buffalo Sabres goalie prospect Erik Portillo has been named a First Team All-Star in the junior United States Hockey League after posting a league-best 2.11 goals-against average with the Dubuque Fighting Saints.

Portillo also compiled a 19-5-1 record and a .915 save percentage in 27 games as a rookie in 2019-20. The Swede ranked fourth in wins and third in save percentage.

The Sabres drafted Portillo in the third round in 2019, 67th overall.

Portillo, 19, is set to play college hockey at Michigan next season.

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