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James Reimer

28-Year-Old Goalie – Florida Panthers

2016-17 NHL Stats

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3.05

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.896

2016-17 NHL Projections

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2016-17 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Concerns about Roberto Luongo’s health and Reto Berra’s ability prompted the Panthers to hand a five-year deal to Reimer, who is the favorite for early-season starts while Luongo recovers from hip surgery. The inconsistent netminder failed to live up to unrealistically high ...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 217   DOB: 3/15/1988   BORN: Morweena, Manitoba   DRAFTED: 4th Rd, #99 Overall in 2006   Show ContractHide Contract

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James Reimer Contract Information:

Signed a five-year, $17 million contract with the Panthers in July of 2016.

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James Reimer NHL Stats
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  Goalie Stats
Season Age League Team GP W L OTL SO GAA GA SA SV SV%
2010-11 22 NHL TOR 37 20 10 5 3 2.60 90 1134 1044 .921
2011-12 23 NHL TOR 34 14 14 4 3 3.10 97 974 877 .900
2012-13 24 NHL TOR 33 19 8 5 4 2.46 76 995 919 .924
2013-14 25 NHL TOR 36 12 16 1 1 3.29 98 1095 997 .911
2014-15 26 NHL TOR 35 9 16 1 0 3.16 93 1001 908 .907
2015-16 27 NHL SJ 8 6 2 0 3 1.62 13 208 195 .938
2015-16 27 NHL TOR 32 11 12 7 0 2.49 75 920 845 .918
2016-17 28 NHL FLA 9 3 4 1 0 3.05 25 240 215 .896
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#2Goalie
  1. Roberto Luongo
  2. James Reimer
Florida Panthers

2016-17 Time On Ice Stats

54:40

Average Time On Ice

On average, James Reimer was on the ice for 54:40.

Year Ice Time
2015-16 60:11
2015-16 56:32
2016-17 54:40

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2016-17 NHL Game Log   James Reimer
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Date Opp W L OTL GAA GA SA SV SV%
Dec 3 @OTT Did Not Play
Dec 1 @DET Did Not Play
Nov 29 @CHI Did Not Play
Nov 27 @CAR 0 1 0 3.10 3 27 24 .889
Nov 26 CLM Did Not Play
Nov 22 PHI Did Not Play
Nov 20 @NYR 1 0 0 1.85 2 35 33 .943
Nov 19 @OTT Did Not Play
Nov 17 @TOR 0 1 0 6.00 6 30 24 .800
Nov 15 @MON Did Not Play
Nov 12 NYI 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 .000
Nov 10 SAN 0 1 0 3.05 3 28 25 .893
Nov 7 TAM Did Not Play
Nov 5 @WAS Did Not Play
Nov 3 NJD 1 0 0 2.81 3 34 31 .912
Nov 1 BOS Did Not Play
Oct 30 @DET 1 0 0 2.00 2 36 34 .944
Oct 29 @BUF Did Not Play
Oct 27 @TOR Did Not Play
Oct 25 @PIT 0 1 0 3.05 3 22 19 .864
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Oct 22 COL Did Not Play
Oct 20 WAS Did Not Play
Oct 18 @TAM 0 0 1 2.81 3 28 25 .893
Oct 15 DET Did Not Play
Oct 13 NJD Did Not Play

James Reimer: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Reimer will patrol the goal for Sunday's road game in Carolina, Panthers' play-by-play radio announcer Doug Plagens reports.

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Reimer stopped 33 of 35 shots through 65 minutes and denied both Rangers he faced in the shootout for a 3-2 victory Sunday night.

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Reimer will be the starting netminder for Sunday's road game against the Rangers, Dan Rosen of NHL.com reports.

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Reimer gave up six goals on 30 shots in Thursday's rout at the hands of the Maple Leafs.

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Reimer will be in goal for Thursday's meeting with Toronto, Mark Masters of TSN reports.

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Reimer allowed three goals on 28 shots in Thursday's loss to the Sharks.

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Reimer will start his fifth game of the season Thursday when the Panthers play the Stars, Harvey Fialkov of the Sun Sentinel reports.

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Reimer stopped 34 of 37 Devils shots in Thursday's 4-3 overtime win.

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Reimer will make his fourth start of the season in net Thursday against the Devils, Andrew Gross of The Record reports.

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Reimer made 34 saves on 36 shots en route to a 5-2 win in Detroit on Sunday.

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Reimer will defend the net Sunday against Detroit, Harvey Fialkov of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports.

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Reimer allowed three goals on 22 shots during a loss to the Penguins on Tuesday.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016-17

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2015-16

Optimus Reims enters camp to an "open competition" for the role of starter. Or at least that’s what new general manager Lou Lamoriello was mouthing over the summer. Reimer is a real battler and his teammates really like him, but he’ll need to improve dramatically on his 9-16-1 record, 3.16 GAA and .907 save percentage from 2014-15 to even get 35 games of action this season. New goalie coach Steve Briere could potentially help change Reimer from a battler to a thinker, particularly with his focus on statistical approaches to analyzing games and working on sports vision training. But at the end of the day, Reimer is just a really, really good NHL backup, and he should be drafted as such.

2014-15

Reimer kissed and made up with Leafs management over the summer and signed a two-year contract extension in July. He even said he was told he has a "definite opportunity" to win the starter's job in camp. Realistically, Reimer's contract makes him valuable trade bait because Jonathan Bernier is the superior netminder. Reimer does somehow manage to stop pucks when he gets enough starts, but he really struggles to find his groove when he's not getting No. 1 minutes. He'll need to seriously improve on his 12-16-1 record, 3.29 GAA and .911 save percentage to get a real shot in Toronto. We just don't put much faith in him when it comes to our fantasy squad or yours, at least when he's wearing blue and white. But somewhere else, like Winnipeg? You might start to see the potential.

2013-14

Reimer's world changed in the blink of an eye … or a trade, in this case. Enter former Kings' hotshot back-up, Jonathan Bernier, and Reimer's so-called lock on the starter's gig disappeared. Now, the Leafs' brass is saying all the right things and insisting the two men have an equal shot to be number one. But Reimer is at a distinct disadvantage in the fight. He's a blocker, not a stopper like Bernier. And his athleticism isn't as great. Reimer's glove hand is suspect, but if he's one thing, he's a battler. He will not go down without a fight, but a platoon will be the best-case scenario for him. Worst case? He's locked into a heavy-rotation back-up who sees 35-40 percent of the starts. Unfortunately, his fantasy value is as a handcuff at this point. Sorry, keeper owners.

2012-13

Is Optimus Reims healthy? The Leafs sure hope so. Last season looked promising until that fateful hit to the head from wee Brian Gionta. Apparently, the injury wasn't really a concussion, but a neck injury. However, it clouded his whole season, literally and figuratively. The haze has apparently cleared this offseason and he's champing at the bit to prove he's worthy of the top job in the Big Smoke. We'll see. General Manager Brian Burke has said he's okay with a Reimer-Ben Scrivens pairing, but he'd previously said his top priority was a starting goalie. Use caution on draft day ... and every day after that. Roberto Luongo rumors just won't go away and the last thing you need is a back-up goalie in your stable.

2011-12

Reimer enters the season entrenched as the Leafs' top dog. His ascent to that spot was nothing short of miraculous considering he'd never boasted a .920 save percentage in his three years in junior and he spent almost all of the 2008-09 season in the East Coast league. He's big (6-2, 210) and fast, and he demonstrates an unflappable, easy-going demeanor that allows him to shake off bad goals and bad games with ease. Best of all, his mates love playing in front of him and seem to draw energy from every save he makes. Last season's 20 wins should grow to 30 as long as there's no sophomore skid. We don't foresee one but he is only 23 and stranger things have happened to far more touted twinetenders.

2010-11

Reimer used to be the Leafs' top netminding prospect; that was until they signed Finnish phenom Jussi Rynnas. Reimer is big, plays his angles well and turned a lot of heads last season with a 14-8-2 record, 2.25 goals-against average and .925 save percentage. He and Rynnas will split games with the Marlies; pretty soon, we'll know who's the next one.

2009-10

Reimer's 16-7 record, 2.85 GAA and .917 save percentage in the ECHL last season catapulted him ahead of Justin Pogge on the depth chart. Pogge is gone and it'll be Reimer and Joey MacDonald splitting time with the AHL Marlies. Keep an eye on him.