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Cristobal Huet
Cristobal Huet
Goaltender
(YOO-iht, KRIHZ tuh buhl)
Number: 39
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 205
Catches: Left
Born: 3 Sep 1975
Birthplace: St-martin-d'hères, France
Acquired: De Los Angeles en compagnie de Radek Bonk le 26 juin 2004 en retour de Mathieu Garon et du choix de 3e ronde de San Jose en 2004 / From Los Angeles with Radek Bonk on June 26, 2004, in return for Mathieu Garon and San Jose's 3rd round draft pick in 2004.
Drafted: LAK / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 7th (214th overall)
2006-07: Finished first overall in the Molson Cup Standings (10-5-3 - 68 points) and won the November segment (6-2-0 - 36 points)… Established career bests in games played (42), minutes played (2286) and wins (19 – January 20 vs Buffalo)… Named Third Star of the Month in the NHL in November (7-2-0 – 1.63 - .954 – 2 SO)… Had a streak of 113:44 without allowing a goal (from November 24 to November 30 – span of 3 games)… Missed 20 games with a hamstring injury (from February 17 to April 3)… 2005-06: 2nd Canadiens’ goaltender since Patrick Roy (1993-94) to register seven shutouts in one season… Established a career high with his 7th shutout of the season (04/01/06 vs BOS)… Winner of the March/April (30 points) as well as January/February (45 points) segments of the Molson Cup… Named Defensive Player of the Week from March 27 to April 2 (3-0-0 – 0.65 - ,979) and from February 28 to March 5 (3-0-0 – 1,67 - ,943)… Three-time Runner-up for Defensive Player of the Week... Had two straight shutouts for the second time of the season (03/09/06 @ BOS; 03/11/06 vs NYR)… Runner-up for Defensive Player of the Month of March (9-3-0 – 1.76)… Between February 2 and February 7, blanked the opposition for 173:19 and stopped 88 straight shots… 2003-04: Appeared in 10 straight games from December 10-30 (2-4-4) and in 18 consecutive games (16 starts) from February 16 to March 24 (6-8-3)… Faced a career high 44 shots in a 4-4 tie on December 22 vs Vancouver… 2002-03: Became just the second French-born and trained player in NHL history (Philippe Bozon)… Made his first NHL start on March 14 vs Washington (W 3-1, 21 shots)… 2001-02: Led the Swiss League with 4 shutouts and helped lead HC Lugano to a 2nd place finish (25-14-5)… Ranked 7th in GAA (2.78)… 2000-01: Led the Swiss League with a 1.96 GAA and 6 shutouts while playing for the first place HC Lugano (28-12-4)… 1999-00: Led the Swiss League with a 1.59 GAA and 8 shuouts for the 1st place HC Lugano (29-7-9)… 1998-99: Won the Swiss League playoffs with HC Lugano and had the best GAA.