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Jaroslav Halak
Jaroslav Halak
Goaltender
Number: 41
Height: 5' 10"
Weight: 186
Catches: Left
Born: 13 May 1985  (Age 29)
Birthplace: Bratislava, Slovakia
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Drafted: MTL / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 9th (271st overall)
2006-07: Recalled by the Canadiens on February 15, he won his first three games in the NHL, including his first start on February 18 at Columbus... Had a perfect record at the Bell Centre (7-0-0 - 1.84 - .935 - 2 ShO) and became the first goaltender since Bob Froese (Philadelphia - 1982-1983) to win his first seven decisions at home... Won the March/April segment of the Molson Cup (14 points)... Named NHL Third Star of the Week for the period starting on March 19 and ending on March 25 (3-0-0 - 1.33 - .957 - 1 SO)... Won 6 games in March (2.95 - .909 - 1 ShO)... Named on the AHL All-Rookie Team... Led the AHL in goals-against average (2.00); ranked 2nd in save percentage (.932) and 3rd in shutouts (6 in 28 games)... Won four straight starts between Nov. 1 and Nov. 14, allowing only two goals and recording two shutouts... 2005-06: Led the ECHL with a .932 save percentage and ranked 2nd with a 2.05 goals-against average... Made 38 saves in his first career AHL start on February 25 against the Binghamton Senators (3-2 shootout win)... Stopped all 21 shots he faced to earn his first-ever AHL shutout in only his second game on February 28 against the San Antonio Rampage (1-0)... 2004-05: Ranked 6th in the QMJHL in shutouts (4); 7th in save percentage (.913); 8th in wins (24); 9th in goals-against average (2.78) and shots faced (1442)... Named QMJHL Defensive Player of the Week for the period between January 10 and January 16 (3-0-0 - 1.32 - .960 - 32.6 shots per game)... 2003-04: Named top goaltender at the U18 World Junior Hockey Championships...